GORGEOUS ANTIQUE INDIANA PLEIN AIR LANDSCAPE IMPRESSIONIST OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS BY ACCLAIMED IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER WILLIAM ARNOLD EDYEN JR. THIS WORK DEPICTS A WONDERFUL SERENE INDIANA LANDSCAPE DURING THE FALL SEASON. BEAUTIFUL SCULPTED SYCAMORE TREES IN AUTUMN ADORNED WITH BRIGHT GOLDEN LEAVES AND FOLIAGE DIVIDED BY AN UNPAVED ROAD AND PATHWAY. A FLAWLESS SENSE OF VALUE, WILLIAM EDYEN JR IS REVERED FOR HIS INNATE ABILITY TO APPLY ARBITRARILY CHOSEN COLORS BRINGING TO LIGHT THE IMAGES IN HIS MIND'S EYE.
SIGNED BY W EDYEN JR IN THE LOWER LEFTHAND CORNER. IT DATES AROUND THE 1940s. MILD WEAR AND PAINT LOSS TO THE FRAME, AS SHOWN. IT DOES NOT DETRACT FROM ITS BEAUTY IN ANY WAY.
PROVENANCE: PRIVATE COLLECTION, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. DIMENSIONS INCLUDING THE FRAME: 33" W x 27" H. DIMENSIONS WITHOUT THE FRAME: 27.5" W x 21.5" H. (1893 - 1982) was active/lived in Indiana, New York. William Eyden Jr is known for Tree landscape, city views, and portrait painting, teaching.
Was born on 25 February 1893 in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana. He was unmarried in 1920 and 1930 living with his mother in Richmond, self employed as an artist.
Gave his brother as his contact for his WWII draft registration so he may not have married. At that time William was residing in Indianapolis, IN self employed as an artist at 201 Pennway Building. Studied with his father and with Theodore Steele, John Bundy, Daniel Garber, William Chase, and Charles Hawthorne.
He also studied at the Art Student's League in New York City. Eyden reportedly lived in New York City and Asheville, North Carolina at various times. One claim has been found that indicates Eyden maintained a gallery in New York for a decade or more but this has not been confirmed.
He was a painter in oils and watercolors and became prominent among the second generation of Richmond painters. Eyden was a member of numerous local and state artist organizations. He exhibited at several venues in Indiana and won numerous prizes.
Eyden was a vital art teacher and lecturer in Indiana and taught at Ball State Teacher's College, Indiana University, and in public schools. He is best known for his Indiana landscapes, particularly those including beech trees. He also created New York cityscapes. He is mentioned in Who Was Who in American Art and Davenport's Art Reference and Price Guide.Died on 16 September 1982 in Indianapolis, IN. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "vintagerotty" and is located in this country: US.
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