1864 (Utica, New York)
1929 (Detroit, Michigan)
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Douglas Arthur Teed exhibited at the Boston Art Club, Pennsylvania
Academy of Fine Arts, Canadian Royal Academy, Guild Exhibition Hall in
London, Crystal Palace in Munich, and the International Exhibition of
Fine Arts in Rome.
Douglas Arthur Teed's work is held in the
collections of Addison Gallery of Art, The Detroit Club, Koreshian
State Historic Site, Metropolitan Museum of Art,
Munson-Williams--Proctor Institute, National Gallery of Art, and the
Roberson Museum and Science Center.
He is listed in Davenport's Art Reference, Who Was Who in American Art, and The Artists Bluebook.
Information provided by Ronald Wells.
|Biography from Abby M Taylor Fine Art:|
|Douglas Arthur Teed is remembered primarily for his role as an American
Romantic. Although he worked as an Orientalist and painter of American
Impressionist landscapes, he remained true to his romantic ideals
throughout the course of his career as an artist. |
information has been recorded of this artist; what has been documented
both through history and his works were his travels and studies in
England, India, Greece, London, Morocco, Munich, Paris, Rome, and the
Near East. One excellent and singular source of information on
the artist is a catalogue titled Douglas Arthur Teed: an American Romantic, 1860-1929
by Pamela Beecher of the Arnot Art Museum. This exhibition catalogue
details the life and works of the artist and allows a more intimate
portrait of Teed.
The artist spent the years of 1907-1911 travelling through Cairo,
Egypt, Morocco, India and Algeria where he completed many paintings and
detailed studies, and where his Orientalist Romanticism fully came to
fruition. One such painting that is worth mentioning is Awaiting an Audience, featured on page 37 of the catalogue by Beecher.
Teed returned to the United States, he exhibited thirty-four paintings
of landscapes and Orientalist subject matter from November 1 through
November 15, 1913 at the Arnot Art Museum, shortly after its opening.
believed that “a picture should aim higher than to please the eye alone
– that it should be so high in its intent, so true in its treatment
that all normal minds should be benefited and educated by it…”
Boston Art Club, 1896
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York
Detroit Historical Museum Detroit, Michigan
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania
Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah
The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey
Beecher, Pamela, Douglas Arthur Teed: An American Romantic 1860-1929 (Elmira, New York: Arnot Art Museum, 1982), 37.
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