George Hand Wright
(1872 - 1951)
George Hand Wright was active/lived in Connecticut, New York. George Wright is known for genre, town-landscape, illustrations, jewelry design.
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This biographical note is by Paul Rizo-Patrón, grandson of George Hand Wright's brother-in-law, Arthur A. Boylan.
Artist George Hand Wright was born in Pennsylvania in about 1872. His masterful drawings and water colors merited his being made a member of the National Academy. As an illustrator, he was a weekly contributor to the Saturday Evening Post.
He was one of the founders of the artistic community of Westport, Connecticut, where he owned a large property with a Dutch Colonial house, an art studio, and a horse barn, all set on several acres of land.
George Wright had married -early in the 20th century- Anne Boylan (1877-1954), daughter of Arthur Boylan and Anna (McKenna) Boylan. She was the sister -among others-
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