(1929 - 2005)
Neil G. Welliver was active/lived in Maine. Neil Welliver is known for paintings-landscape, figure, animal.
The following biography is from an essay on the web site of Neil
Welliver (www.neilwelliver.com) as referenced by Ken Somer and written
by Edgar Allen Beem:
"Robert M. Doty, former director of the
Currier Gallery in New Hampshire, for instance, has called Welliver
'one of the best landscape painters in America.' Former United States
Poet Laureate Mark Strand has dubbed Welliver 'the finest landscape
painter America has produced.' Art historian Frank H. Goodyear, Jr. has
seconded that nomination, writing that 'America has not seen a native
landscape painter of the genius of Neil Welliver since Frederic Church
(1826-1900).' And Time magazine art critic Robert Hughes has concluded
that 'Welliver's huge paintings of the Maine w ... Displaying 750 of 10846 characters.