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Donald Purdy

 (born 1924)
Donald Roy Purdy is active/lives in Connecticut.  Donald Purdy is known for beach-landscape, mod still life, figure.

Biography   Donald Purdy


The following, submitted October 2004, is from Jackie Wolf.

My father owned three of Mr. Purdy's works which he acquired from the Little Terrace Gallery in New Hope, PA. Included in his papers was a bio done by the Gallery and dates to 1967. The major points of interest include the following:

Self-taught, Mr. Purdy seldom used models, but works largely from remembrance, that is, from impressions certain subjects have made upon his mind... He only occasionally paints on canvas as he considers masonite to be a stronger and longer-lasting material. Preparation of the surface, although he admits to using gesso, is his own secret.

Mr. Purdy's paintings are included in the permanent collects of the Cincinnati, Columbus and   ...  Displaying 750 of 3793 characters.

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