(1903 - 1980)
John Haymson was active/lived in District Of Columbia. John Haymson is known for townscape-monument, illustrator.
John Haymson was a commercial illustrator known for historical
accuracy and was promoted in the United States by Aaron Ashley, Inc., a reproduction company in New York City.
He usually worked with watercolor and was known for
architectural settings encircled by vignetted trees and for lively
genre scenes, showing daily life such as a public fountain area in
Taxco, Mexico. Among his subjects are the Governor's Mansion of
Williamsburg, Virginia; scenes of Venice, Italy; buildings on Bourbon
Street in New Orleans; and Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco.
He was born in Vienna, Austria in 1902, studying there at the Academy of Fine Art.
worked with etcher Luigi Kasimir. He also studied stage and
costume design with Max Reinhart in Salzburg, Austria. Haymson
lectured on art and aesthetics at museums and colleges. He also
led tours of art students to Mexico and Europe.
Haymson died in 1980.