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Edmond James Fitzgerald Figural and Landscape Drawings

Item Details

Edmond James Fitzgerald (American, 1912 – 1989)
Le Pilate, 1944; untitled (figural and landscape)
15 graphite, ink, and charcoal drawings on paper
Signed to lower right
Title and annotations inscribed to margin

Provenance
From the artist’s estate.

Renowned for his sea-landscape, landscape, portrait and genre paintings, Edmond J. Fitzgerald is prolific in a wide range of mediums including oil, watercolor, and charcoal. He is considered active in Washington, Seattle, New York and Cincinnati. Fitzgerald grew up in the Seattle area, graduated from The California School of Fine Arts, and as a young man participated in an U.S. Geological Survey Expedition to Alaska. He is known for his love of painting the outdoors. A Naval officer during World War II, he later continued many years in the Naval Reserves, with many naval art assignments.

He is notably influenced by Eustace Ziegler, and Alaskan landscapes. He married Mary Louise Streets, a ceramics student before the war, and moved to New York after the war. He taught classes at institutions such as a Parson’s School of Design, and the New York Academy of Design. A former president of the Allied Artists of America and the American Watercolor Society, Fitzgerald’s art is in permanent collections at the White House, George Washington University, the Seattle Art Museum, and many others. He authored art books titled Painting and Drawing in Charcoal and Oil and Marine Painting in Watercolor. After Mary Louise Streets died, he married Margaret Trent and relocated to Cincinnati, Ohio.

Condition

- toning to sheet; minor creasing and tears to edges; handling smudges to edges; smudging throughout; staining throughout; adhesive staining to upper edge; wear, toning and smudging to matting; wear and smudging to verso.

Dimensions

14.0" W x 19.0" H x 0.1" D

- measures largest.

Item #

ITMG274237

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