(1889 - 1963)
James Cady Ewell was active/lived in Illinois, Florida. James Ewell is known for allegory, figure.
Biography James Ewell
Painter-sculptor James Cady Ewell was born in Chicago, Illinois, on May
28, 1889. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago from
1917-1925. His paintings were recognizably figurative, but
influenced by modernism and the Art Deco style. He also designed
bookplates, some of which are in the William Augustus Brewer Bookplate
Collection of the University of Delaware, Newark. His 1926
granite War Memorial, in Memorial Park, Highland Park, Illinois, is
dedicated to soldiers of World War I, and to hopes for peace.
a foray into the world of commercial design, Ewell was hired in the
latter 1920s by Kenneth Parker of the Parker Pen Company, to design
their $100 desk set, and later to work out the details
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