Phillip Lyford Lyndal Gould
I have his pairing my grandparents gave me. They bought it atleast 65 years ago. His me was Buell W Nutt
The painting is of the pilgrims at Plymouth Rock
large painting by Philip LyfordTrix Mail
I own a large painting by Philip Lyford and would appreciate any information on it that can be gathered. It is of a beautilful red headed lady in a wicker chair. She is doing needle-work. There is a large lamp in the painting. More information will be provided if you ask.
Philip LyfordDavid Rauh
Philip Lyford is my maternal grandfather. I was born six years after his death. His wife Ruth lived on until I was 19 and I spent many of my childhood hours with her, at our house in Connecticut, her summer cottage in Maine, and her house in coastal Connecticut. I know very little about the years before their marriage, but Philip illustrated for the Saturday Evening Post, and did his own artwork in what some call the dark impressionist style. Philips' son Roger, now deceased, and his daughter Ruth both became artists. Ruth is still active and has a website including a documentary. One of Philips Paintings, a dark brooding still life of downtown Chicago hung in my family's living room.
info on Philip Lyford's early yearsSandy Ray
I own a painting by Philip Lyford, painted in 1909, when he was 22. It is an oil portrait of my great grandmother, Ada Sophia Robinson, who died that same year at the age of 38. Family lore has it that Philip was in love with my grandmother, Isabel Nutt, who was 17 at the time, and he painted her mother as a way of winning Isabel's hand. The family was opposed to the match as he was older and an artist. The lived in Worcester, where Isabel's father was editor of the local paper. I would be interested in anything that might either confirm or refute or flesh out this story.