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Collection Tri-Kappa
Catalog Number 1999.001.067
Title Wayne and Tuffy
Artist Nicholson, Edward
Object Name painting
Date 1952
Description Original oil painting of 'Wayne and Tuffy,' young boy and his dog.
WAYNE AND TUFFY
Hoosier Salon 1953 $600 . 00
Edward Nicholson
(1901- 1967)
No . 38
oil
27 X 34
Born in Lincoln, Illinois In 1901 ... his father, a portrait photographer, moved to Indianapolis to establish a studio and son entered Shortridge High School ...became Interested in art through the influence of his teacher, Caroline Ashbrook ... after two years of study at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and at the Chicago Institute ... decided that illustration was his livelihood and moved to New York where he continued his studies at night at the Grand Central School of Art... in 1940 decided he definitely preferred port raiture to commercial illustration and he entered Wayman Adam' portrait class in Adirondacks for a short term... received a number of awards and prizes at the Hoosier Salon, Peoria Art Institute, the Illinois Society of Fine Arts , the Laguna Beach Art Association and the Santa Barbara Council of Arts ... exhibited at the Oakland Art Museum , the Santa Barbara Art Association (of which he was a charter Member), the Allied
Artists of America in New York, and the Laguna Beach Art Association and at Bradley University, where he was Instructor of Art in 1946-47.
Provenance Purchased from the Hoosier Salon in 1953.
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions H-33.5 W-31.5 inches
Catalog date 1999-12-13