ANDREW LOOMIS (American, 1892-1959)NudeOil on canvas29.75 x 37.5 in.Signed lower left...
Auction amount: $9,560.00
Sold: Feb 18, 2010
Andrew Loomis is a popular artist that died in 1959. Born in Zanesville, Ohio he spent the majority of his life working in Columbus, Ohio as a popular artist who created numerous books. He went to school for the arts at the Art Students League of New York. One of his first books was "Fun With a Pencil" which was released in 1939 and was one of his most popular works.
Andrew Loomis' life and works have influenced any number of artists from the time he was relevant up to even contemporary artists such as Alex Ross who has been a very successful comic book artist for Marvel Comics for an extended period of time. Titan Books has even gone so far as to reissue Loomis' works in the past few years citing them as excellent works and utilizing them as collectibles.
Some of his other works that have been popularized were books such as: "Creative Illustration," "Drawing the Head and Hands," and "Figure Drawing for All it's Worth." These are all instructional books that help teach the reader to draw the specific pieces related to the book such as the head and hands. Most of Loomis' work was fairly realistic and that tended to be the focus of his books.
Andrew Loomis was an artist ahead of his time. His drawings were impeccable and his ability to help others to learn to draw in a similar manner was an amazing gift that he gave to the world for nearly nothing at all.
Andrew Loomis Original Art Values Sold at Auction
ANDREW LOOMIS (American, 1892-1959) Nude Oil on canvas 29.75 x 37.5 in. Signed lower left ...
Thursday, February 18, 2010
ANDREW LOOMIS (American 1892 - 1959) Woman with a Fall Leaf Oil on canvas 20 x 16 in. Signed lower left ...
Friday, March 13, 2009
ANDREW LOOMIS (American, 1892-1959) The Dionne Quintuplets, Brown and Bigelow calendar illustration, c. 1944 Oil on c...
Friday, May 7, 2010
Andrew Loomis (American, 1892-1959) The Fare to Frisco Ink and watercolor on paper 12.5 x 10.375 in. (sheet) Signed ...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Andrew Loomis (American, 1892-1959) Lady in the Sunlight, 1928 Oil on canvas 36 x 30 in. Signed and dated lower left...
Friday, October 13, 2017
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