Items Similar to Figurative Nude Woman View More
Coulton WaughFigurative Nude Woman
Colton Waugh was a third generation American Artist. He was mostly known for his Marine paintings, still life paintings, and cartoons. As he attended the Art Students League, this painting may have been executed in one of his classes there being that it is a figure nude. This painting is a very rich celebration of color and texture. It can be noted that the artist was fond of using the pallet knife, and in this painting, we can see great executions of this. The brilliant contrasts are highlighted to great depth, as we can almost feel that this painting has a sculptural effect. This piece is truly inviting with beautiful details, as the figure is portrayed whimsically and gracefully. This painting is signed lower left and comes displayed in a wonderful gold tone wood frame. This painting measures 19 x 14 in Framed measures 24.25 x 19.4 in Coulton Waugh was born in 1896 in Cornwall, England. He was an American visual artist, son of maritime painter Frederick Judd Waugh, and his grandfather was the Philadelphia portrait painter Samuel Waugh. In 1907 his family moved to the United States, he grew up in Provincetown, Massachusetts and later made his home in Newburgh, New York. Over there Waugh was enrolled at New York's Art Students League where he studied with George Bridgman, Frank Dumond, and John Carlson. By 1916 Coulton was employed as a textile designer. In 1921 he moved to Provincetown, Massachusetts where he operated a model ship and hooked rug shop for 11 years. As a part of an artistic family, Waugh was a painter, comic strip artist and author. As he lived in New York he is often known for the artistic work in marine scenes, still life compositions and cartoons. Also was one of the main artists who worked on the famous “Dickie Dare” comics, created by Milton Caniff. He was working on the strip for more than 20 years, from 1933 until 1957, and there is where Waugh met his future wife, Odin, after hiring her to work on the strip as an artist and letterer. In 1945, he created “Hank” which only ran a short time. From 1947 on, Waugh divided his time between painting, teaching art and writing a seminal history of cartooning called “The Comics” in 1947 as a reference on the history of comics, which became one of the first serious examinations of the medium, as well as instructional books on cartooning and palette-knife painting. In Provincetown, he created other pictorial maps or decorative maps, including ones of Provincetown of 1924, Cape Cod of 1926 and Newburgh, New York in 1958. His map of California of 1948 was a collaboration with his wife Odin Burvik (Mabel Burwick). His paintings were displayed at New York's Hudson Walker Gallery, and he also was known for his pictorial maps and hand-colored lithographs, like the one exhibited of a Cape Cod map at the International Silk Show in the year 1918. Some other exhibitions where his artwork participated was at the National Academy of Design and the Provincetown Art Association. Among the Museum exhibitions that showcased his pieces are the Art Institute of Chicago, the Carnegie Institute (International), the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Grand Central Art Galleries, New York City used to hold a notable representation of his artworks. Waugh died in 1973. PROVENANCE: Includes a Certificate of Authenticity issued by the Gallery. The piece is signed lower left by the artist and it will be stamped from Lilac Gallery on its verso.
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with you and the seller to reach an optimal resolution. Read more
Shipping, Returns & Payment
- ShippingFree ShippingStandardto anywhere in the world, arrives in 9-12 days.Delivered by a parcel delivery service such as UPS, FedEx, or DHL.Shipping methods are determined by item size, type, fragility and specific characteristics.Shipping costs are calculated based on carrier rates, delivery distance and packing complexity.
- Return Policy
This item can be returned within 7 days of delivery.View details
- Online Payment Methods1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
- Item InvoiceGenerate an invoice that you can customize and print.
About the Seller
5 / 5
1stdibs seller since 2015
Typical response time: <1 hour
Located in New York, NY
More From This Seller
Andre Minaux"Abstract Nude Woman" 20th Century French Impressionist Oil Painting on Canvas , Circa 1950
"Abstract Nude Woman" 20th Century French Impre...
Mid-20th Century Impressionist
Louis Bouché"Seated Nude" Nude Portrait of a Woman Oil on Board Painting by American Artist, Circa 1950
"Seated Nude" Nude Portrait of a Woman Oil on B...
Mid-20th Century American Impressionist
Helen Stein"Modernist Nude" Mid Century Bold Colorful Abstract Nude Painting Oil on Canvas, Circa 1950
"Modernist Nude" Mid Century Bold Colorful Abst...
You May Also Like
Around the Corner
2010s American Impressionist
Nu - 19th Century Oil, Nude Female Figure Seate...
Ignace Henri Jean Theodore Fantin-LatourAndromeda - 19th Century Oil, Seated Nude Woman Figure by Henri Fantin-Latour, 1890
Andromeda - 19th Century Oil, Seated Nude Woman...
Ignace Henri Jean Theodore Fantin-Latour
Femme au Divan - 19th Century Oil, Nude Female ...
Early 20th Century Impressionist
Paul-Élie GernezLe Jardin D'Eden - 20th Century Oil, Nude Figures in Landscape by P E Gernez, c.1920
Le Jardin D'Eden - 20th Century Oil, Nude Figur...
Early 20th Century Impressionist
$2,120 Sale Price
Resting Nude 1971 by Vincent Brodeur
1970s American Impressionist
$1,875 Sale Price
Nude Standing at Tree at Yosemite, California
Margaret Wherry Ziegler
1950s American Impressionist
Canvas, Oil, Cardboard