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J W S Cox

 (1911 - 1982)
J. W. S. Cox was active/lived in Massachusetts.  J Cox is known for figure, landscape, street scene.

J. W. S. Cox

J.W.S. Cox (American, 1911-1982)

J.W.S. Cox was a formidable, innovative watercolorist who is known for having invented the wet-on-wet watercolor technique (immersing paper in water and painting wet watercolor pigments onto the wet paper, so that the pigments could spread and take on a "life" of their own.

Cox was born May 18, 1911 in Yonkers, New York, the son of an architect and his wife. He grew up in Bruynswick and Wallkill, New York, and from an early age sketched landscapes. He graduated from Pratt Institute in New York City (1933), while working at various jobs during the Great Depression. From 1828-1936 Cox studied the works of El Greco for compostion, Feininger for design, Turner for color and Cezanne for styl  ...  Displaying 750 of 4460 characters.

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About  J. W. S. Cox

Born:  1911 - Yonkers, New York
Died:   1982 - Massachusetts
Known for:  figure, landscape, street scene