George Alfred Williams
(1875 - 1932)
George Alfred Williams was active/lived in New Jersey, Maine. George Williams is known for illustrator, genre, landscape, figure.
Biography George Alfred Williams
The following biography, submitted September 2004, has been provided by Jeff Lloyd with informationfrom James R. Williams, grandson of the artist.
George Alfred Williams was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1875. Engaged in a large mechanical business from ages seventeen to twenty, he spent his spare time in drawing and painting, without formal instruction. Watercolors made at this time were accepted by the American Watercolor Society.
Mr. Alexander W. Drake, art editor of the "Century Magazine", then encouraged him to give up a business career, and procured a commission to illustrate for the "St. Nicholas Magazine". After this he entered the Art Students League under Douglas Volk and Kenyon Cox, and later painted with William
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