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Newton, Parker (1861-1928) USA (3)

Catégorie : PEINTRES

PNewton1A painter, illustrator and writer, Parker Newton was born in New York and lived and worked in the environs of Toronto, Canada; New York City; and the state of Connecticut. He died in Neuilly, France (a Paris suburb) on May 13, 1928.

He exhibited with several organizations including the National Academy of Design*, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts*, and the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts*. His painting titled Victory Fleet in North River is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History.

His primary mediums were oil paint and newspaper illustration. His subjects included genre, figures, landscapes, cityscapes, street scenes, marine scenes, boats, historic naval events, and coastal views. His styles included Impressionism*, Plein-Air Painting* and Realism*. The askART images are excellent illustrations of his work.

Newton was a member of the Ontario Society of Artists* and the Salmagundi Club*. He exhibited with the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts* (1885 – 1888), the Ontario Society of Artists* (1885 – 1889), the National Academy of Design* (1890), the Toronto Industrial Exhibition [later renamed Canadian National Exhibition] (1893), the Newspaper Artists' Association [Atlanta, Georgia exhibition] (1904), and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Annual (1912 and 1916).

According to the Canadian Heritage Information Network* and the Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS*) his works are in the permanent collections of the Art Gallery of Hamilton (Ontario), the New Mexico Museum of Art [formerly Museum of Fine Arts] (Santa Fe, New Mexico), and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History (Washington, D.C.).

Race between Galatea and Mayflower

America's Cup race September 11, 1886

Foul Between Valkyrie III and Defender

America's Cup race September 10, 1895

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