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William Thon

 (1906 - 2000)
William Thon was active/lived in Maine, New York / Italy.  William Thon is known for highly abstract painting, marine, figure and landscape.

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Birth / Death:  1906 Brooklyn, New York - 2000 Port Clyde, Maine

Methods for William Thon

Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint

Media for William Thon

Ink

Styles for William Thon

Impressionism Before 1940
Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for William Thon

American Scene
Architecture, Buildings, Houses, Structures, Linearity
Landscape
Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats, Canoes
Seascape

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for William Thon

Europe
Italy

Art Association for William Thon

American Water Color Society
National Academy of Design, Elected Member
Salmagundi Club, New York City
Salons of America

Schools for William Thon

American Academy, Rome, Student
Art Students League of New York, Student

Awards/Recognition for William Thon

Adolph and Clara Obrig Prize, National Academy of Design
Benjamin Altman Prize, National Academy of Design
Edwin Palmer Memorial Prize, National Academy of Design
Ogden Pleissner Memorial Prize
Prix de Rome Prize
Samuel Finley Breese Morse Medal, National Academy
William A. Paton Prize

Chronology for William Thon

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 20th Century After 1950

Collections for William Thon

Sara Roby Foundation

Added Description for William Thon

Miniature Specialty
Self Taught

Exhibition of Art Association for William Thon

American Water Color Society, Painters in Water Color-
National Academy of Design-
Salmagundi Club, New York City-
Salons of America-

Exhibition of Museum for William Thon

Art Institute of Chicago
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Whitney Museum of American Art


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