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|George Albert Thompson, American, 1868-1938.|
Signed: Lower right. Verso: "G.A. Thompson, Mystic, CT."
A landscape painter and teacher, George Albert Thompson is widely recognized today for his scenes of Connecticut. He was born in Connecticut in 1868, and listed as living in New Haven in 1898. Thompson studied at Yale University School of Fine Arts with the famed artist and master teacher, John La Farge. He also studied in Paris with notables including Meison, Courtois, Blanc and Girardot. He exhibited quite successfully at the National Academy of Design, New York (1898); Society of American Artists, New York (1898); Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia (1899-1901,1907-1916); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Biennials (1916-1923); New Haven Paint & Clay Club, New Haven, Connecticut (1924, prize awarded); and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Thompson became master art instructor at Yale University School of Fine Arts, was elected a full member and the first President of the aforementioned Paint & Clay Club (1905), and was the founder of the Mystic Connecticut Art Association (1913) and President (1930). Today, his works can be found in both private and public collections, including the Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT and the National Gallery of Uruguay.
|Location of Origin: North America|
|Medium/Materials: oil on canvas|
|Dimensions: 20'' h x 26'' w, unframed|
|Primary Classification: Antique Picture Frames and Fine Art for Sale : American Art|
|Provenance: Private Collection, New Jersey, USA.|
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