Tuesday, January 12, 2021

I have been posting about a different artist on FaceBook everyday since April of 2017, usually alternating between a female one day and a male the next. I've decided to try posting it here on my blog, in hopes that those that have enjoyed my art posts on FB will follow me here. If not, this will be a short lived venture, because a lot of time and effort goes into producing these daily posts.

This is my first attempt in this new format to see how it works.

Walton Blodgett, (1908-1963), American

Blodgett received his artistic training in New York City at the grand Central School of Art and later with George Luks. His earliest works were stark depictions of New York City skyscrapers. During the summers of 1928-30, he studied with George Pierce Ennis in Maine and it was then that he developed his interest in watercolors and landscapes. In 1936, he was employed by the U. S. government to paint in Key West, FL. In 1941 he relocated to Stowe, VT, where he was able to pursue his interest in depicting the natural beauty of that state. He died in Stowe in 1953.

"After the Snowfall", by Walton Blodgett

"Departure of Draftees", by Walton Blodgett

"Train Station", pencil drawing by Walton Blodgett

"River Warehouse", 1935, by Walton Blodgett

"Snow Drifts", by Walton Blodgett

"Third Avenue Bar", 1938, by Walton Blodgett

"Lonesome Alley", 1936, by Walton Blodgett, Smithsonian American Art Museum

I hope you've enjoyed this post here. Please let me know in the comments section and follow me here. I'll also be post more of my own work and sunset and garden photos in the future. Thanks for visiting.

18 comments:

  1. “The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”
    ― W.B. Yeats

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  2. Love the 3rd Avenue Bar scene.

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  3. I clicked "follow" but don't see anywhere to get notified about updates.

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    1. Please let me know if you get a notification on future posts.

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    1. Kathy, Please let me know if you get notifications about posts.

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  5. Greg - This seems to work well, it is easy to select and expand images for better viewing. Russ Newton

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  6. So glad there will be an ongoing format for your posts!!!!! Hmnnnnn.... trains!!!!!😂

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    1. Yes, I love trains and am always glad when I find an artist that features them in their work.

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  7. So glad there will be an ongoing format for your posts!!!!! Hmnnnnn.... trains!!!!!😂

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  8. Thank you for all your hard work researching & posting these Artists & wonderful Artworks for all to see.

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  10. I am still figuring out how this works. Your posts are wonderful.

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  11. I am still figuring out how this works. Your posts are wonderful.

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