Irving Ramsey Wiles
(1861 - 1948)
Irving Ramsey Wiles was active/lived in New York. Irving Wiles is known for portrait, figure, sea-landscape and marine [aomtomg.
Born in Utica, New York, Irving Wiles was educated at the Sedgwick
Institute, Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He considered a career as
a violinist, but rather began to learn the basics of art from his
father and Lemuel Maynard Wiles, at the age of 17. The following year
he had exhibited at the National Academy of Design. He then studied at
the Art Students League under James Carroll Beckwith and William
Merritt Chase from 1879 to 1881. Chase not only influenced his style,
but also became a lasting friend, choosing Wiles to complete the
portrait commissions left unfinished at his death. In 1882 he went to
Paris as a student of Carolus-Duran, Boulanger, and Jules Lefebvre,
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