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Robert William Vonnoh Original Old Lyme Connecticut American Impressionist Landscape Vintage Antique Tonalist Fine Art Oil Painting
Robert William Vonnoh Original Old Lyme Connecticut American Impressionist Landscape Vintage Antique Tonalist Fine Art Oil Painting
Robert William Vonnoh Original Old Lyme Connecticut American Impressionist Landscape Vintage Antique Tonalist Fine Art Oil Painting
Robert William Vonnoh Original Old Lyme Connecticut American Impressionist Landscape Vintage Antique Tonalist Fine Art Oil Painting
Robert William Vonnoh Original Old Lyme Connecticut American Impressionist Landscape Vintage Antique Tonalist Fine Art Oil Painting
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Robert William Vonnoh Original Old Lyme Connecticut American Impressionist Landscape Vintage Antique Tonalist Fine Art Oil Painting

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Robert William Vonnoh, and artist associated with the Old Lyme Group of Artists, was born on September 17th, 1858 in Hartford, Connecticut. He studied in Boston, at the Massachusetts Normal Art School, renamed Masschusetts College of Art and Design, then in Paris, at the Académie Julian under Gustave Boulanger, and Jules Joseph Lefebvre.


Robert William Vonnoh taught at the Massachusetts Normal Art School, (1879-1881), at the Cowles Art School, in Boston, (1884–1885), at the School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, (1883–1887), and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, (1891–1896). Vonnoh became a member of the National Academy of Design, in 1906.

A retrospective exhibit of his works was displayed at Madron Gallery in Chicago, and The Butler Institute, March 1 to April 9, 2010 and May 2 to June 27, 2010, respectively. The show included photographs of the artists' colony in Grez-sur-Loing along with accompanying images of the artist as well as a bronze relief made by his wife, the sculptor, Bessie Potter Vonnoh, (1872-1955). The show was curated by Yen Azzaro and a catalogue was written by Wendy Greenhouse, PhD.

Robert Vonnoh's paintings are in the collections of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago among many others. While Robert Vonnoh never became a household name, he is cited for his experimental style within the world of American Impressionism.

Vonnoh passed away on December 28th,1933 in Nice, France; and is buried alongside his wife in the Duck River Cemetary, in Old Lyme Connecticut.


Robert William Vonnoh
(1858 – 1933)
16 3/4" X 20.5"
Approximately 1920
Old Lyme, Connecticut. Tonal Impressionist Landscape
Oil on Canvas. Nails holding canvas to stretcher bars.
No signature; listed as an attribution/in the manner of Robert William Vonnoh
Very good to excellent condition. It appears from the back there is a patch, but from the front, cannot find what was patched. No overpaints have been performed.
Painting is secured in original 1920's frame.

 

 

 

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