Alexander Beary Gavalas
Alexander Beary Gavalas is active/lives in New York. Alexander Gavalas is known for landscape painting, ink drawing.
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Biography Alexander Beary Gavalas
The following, submitted July 2005, is from the artist.
Alexander Gavalas is known primarily as a landscape painter and works in the classical realist style. The Hudson River countryside and the old villages portrayed by the American Masters of the 19th Century are the subject of his paintings. His paintings in oil on canvas are executed in a variety of scales as are his pen and ink drawings on rag paper. He works with a strict, near photographic accuracy of representation and yet the compositions contain an elusive subjective quality.
Gavalas was born in Limerick, Ireland in 1945, the son of an Irish war bride and an American soldier, and immigrated with the family to America a year later. He began to draw at the age of five
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