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    ALPHAEUS PHILEMON COLE (1876-1988)
    Red House and Tower, 1930
    Watercolor on paper, gilt frame
    14.5in. x 11.5in. (sight size)
    Signed bottom center: Alphaeus P. Cole
    Inscribed on verso: Alphaeus P. Cole/ Red House + Tower/ 1930

    Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Alphaeus P. Cole was a portrait and still-life painter, a teacher, an illustrator and a writer. His preferred media were oil and watercolor. From 1893 to 1901, he studied in Paris at the Académie Julian with Jean Paul Laurens and Benjamin Constant, and also studied in Italy for many years. From 1924 to 1931, he taught portrait and still-life classes at Cooper Union in New York. He was a member of the Lyme Connecticut Art Association, and from 1952 to 1953, was president of the Allied Artists of America. He was an honorary member of the National Arts Club. His father was Timothy Cole, a noted wood engraver.


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    May, 2004
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
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