Robert William Wood

Robert William Wood

Also known as Robert Wood; Wood, Robert William; G. Day; Trebor

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Sandgate (Kent, England, United Kingdom)

Biography:
Robert William Wood is one of the most popular and reproduced American artists of the Twentieth Century. Born in England, Wood immigrated to the United States at the age of 19 where he soon became an itinerant painter, making his living doing casual work and selling or bartering his small paintings as he traveled throughout rural America. He settled for a time in San Antonio, Texas, concentrating on the Texas landscape as his primary subject matter, creating scenes that featured the beauty of the hill country around San Antonio and Austin. Wood soon developed a national reputation as a painter, especially after moving to Laguna Beach, California. In yet another move, to Woodstock, New York, Wood produced landscapes inspired by the passage of the seasons on the forests near his studio. A publishing agreement led to inexpensive reproductions of his work being made available to the public. October Morn and his other popular works quickly made him one of the most well-known painters in the U.S. His original paintings are still highly sought after by collectors, especially in Texas and California.


 

Robert William Wood Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
ROBERT WILLIAM WOOD (American, 1889-1979) Texas Bluebonnets, San Antonio, 1930 Oil on canvas 32 x 48-1/4 inches (81.3
ROBERT WILLIAM WOOD (American, 1889-1979)Texas Bluebonnets, San Antonio, 1930Oil on canvas32 x 48-1/4 inches (81.3...
Lot 77024
Auction 5193
Saturday, October 18, 2014
$46,875.00
ROBERT WILLIAM WOOD (1889-1979) Floral Spectrum, 1941 Oil on canvas 29in. x 43in. Signed and dated lower right  An
ROBERT WILLIAM WOOD (1889-1979)Floral Spectrum, 1941Oil on canvas29in. x 43in.Signed and dated lower rightAn...
Lot 135
Auction 630
Saturday, June 10, 2006
$45,410.00
ROBERT WOOD (1889-1979) El Capitan, 1935 Oil on canvas 25in. x 30in. Signed lower left  A wonderful West Texas lan
ROBERT WOOD (1889-1979)El Capitan, 1935Oil on canvas25in. x 30in.Signed lower leftA wonderful West Texas lan...
Lot 36280
Auction 653
Saturday, May 19, 2007
$40,630.00
ROBERT WOOD (1889-1979) Untitled Bluebonnet, 1941 Oil on canvas 24in. x 36in. Signed and dated lower left  Painted the...
ROBERT WOOD (1889-1979)Untitled Bluebonnet, 1941Oil on canvas24in. x 36in.Signed and dated lower leftPainted the...
Lot 36179
Auction 649
Saturday, December 2, 2006
$34,655.00
Robert William Wood (American, 1889-1979) Texas Spring Oil on canvas 18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm) Signed lower ri
Robert William Wood (American, 1889-1979)Texas SpringOil on canvas18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)Signed lower ri...
Lot 76060
Auction 5223
Saturday, November 7, 2015
$27,500.00

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ItemCurrent Bid
Robert William Wood (American, 1889-1979) The Green Wave Oil on canvas 24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm) Signed lower
Robert William Wood (American, 1889-1979)The Green WaveOil on canvas24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)Signed lower ...
Lot 61667
Auction 5285
Saturday, June 10, 2017
$500.00
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Robert William Wood (American, 1889-1979) Golden Hours, 1964 Oil on canvas 24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm) Signed an
Robert William Wood (American, 1889-1979)Golden Hours, 1964Oil on canvas24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)Signed an...
Lot 75123
Auction 5299
Saturday, May 13, 2017
$12,000.00
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Robert William Wood (American, 1889-1979) New Braunfels, Texas Oil on canvasboard 12 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 cm) Si
Robert William Wood (American, 1889-1979)New Braunfels, TexasOil on canvasboard12 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 cm)Si...
Lot 75126
Auction 5299
Saturday, May 13, 2017
$3,500.00
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