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John Sharp

 (1911 - 1966)
John Oliver Sharp was active/lived in New York, Pennsylvania, Florida, Illinois.  John Sharp is known for regional scene, floral still life.

Biography   John Sharp


While he was a student at the Art Student's League in New York, Sharp met fellow artist Paul Crosthwaite, and the two became lifelong companions.  Around 1935, they started spending summers in New Hope, moving there permanently shortly thereafter. Their apartment and studio was above the Solebury National Bank, at the foot of the New Hope-Lambertville Bridge.  The building was home to many of the New Hope artists, including Charles Ramsey and Henry Snell.


Sharp actively participated in the founding of the Bucks County Playhouse, and was involved in the WPA  program.

One of his  New Hope paintings was used as the cover for The Saturday Evening Post, with an article on his painting inside the magazi   ...  Displaying 750 of 1873 characters.

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