(1889 - 1976)
Richard Gibson Wedderspoon was active/lived in New Jersey, Pennsylvania. Richard Wedderspoon is known for landscape, genre.
Biography Richard Wedderspoon
Richard Wedderspoon was an important member of the New Hope Art Colony as both an Impressionist and Modernist painter. Wedderspoon was not only a respected painter, but also a teacher who spent summers at his Bucks County home and the school year at Syracuse University where he was professor of painting. He was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, and first studied art at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh. He continued his studies at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, and at age twenty-four, he enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts studying with Henry McCarter and Daniel Garber. While there, his roommates were Charles Garner and Lloyd Ney. Wedderspoon began friendships with fellow artists, Charles Hargens, Clarence
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