Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Robert Gwathmey

 (1903 - 1988)
Robert Gwathmey was active/lived in New York, Virginia.  Robert Gwathmey is known for African-American figure and genre painting.

Biography   Robert Gwathmey


Born in Richmond, Virginia, Robert Gwathmey became an artist known for his Social Realist depictions of life in the rural South.  He was one of the first white artists to create dignified images of African-American people and did so in a style that was modernist with many geometric forms and bold colororation.

Although he lived intermittently in Pennsylvania and in the South, he spent most of his forty-five year career in New York City where his studio was at 1 West 68th Street.  Frequently he returned to the South where he became concerned about the problems dividing blacks and whites.

At the start of his career, he traveled in Europe for two years, and then taught at Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pitt   ...  Displaying 750 of 9875 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Robert Gwathmey

People viewing  Robert Gwathmey  also view


Philip Evergood


Charles Burchfield
    
>  See more artists also viewed by people who viewed Robert Gwathmey


Museums (38):  Robert Gwathmey    


Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Example(s) of this artist's work:
An example of work by Robert Gwathmey
© Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Robert Gwathmey

Consider a subscription!  More info



Prologue II.
© Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Robert Gwathmey

Consider a subscription!  More info



Southern Farmer
© Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Robert Gwathmey

Consider a subscription!  More info