Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Murray Percival Bewley  (1884 - 1964)

About: Murray Percival Bewley
 

Summary

Examples of his work

 
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums

 
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007  
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*

 
 
Buy and Sell: Murray Percival Bewley
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
 

Wanted ads

Auctions upcoming for him*  
 

Dealers

Auction sales graphs*

 
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*

 
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: Texas      Known for: portrait, figure, still life

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Murray Percival Bewley:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Murray Bewley)

yes

Biographical information (Murray Bewley)

yes

Book references (Murray Bewley)

17

Museum references (Murray Bewley)

6

Artwork Wanted (Murray Bewley)

3

Dealers (Murray Bewley)

5

Auction records - upcoming / past (Murray Bewley)

28

Auction high record price (Murray Bewley)

28

Signature Examples* (Murray Bewley)

1

Analysis of auction sales (Murray Bewley)

yes

Discussion board entries (Murray Bewley)

0

Image examples of works (Murray Bewley)

26

Magazine ads pre-1998 (Murray Bewley)

1

Please send me Alert Updates for Murray Percival Bewley (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 3
Murray Percival Bewley
from Auction House Records.
In Her Sunday Best
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Murray Percival Bewley is most often noted for his oil portraits of children, and, to a lesser extent, his watercolor landscapes. He is considered by some to have been the leading Texas portrait painter of the twentieth century, although he spent much time away from Texas.

Bewley was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas in June 1884 and graduated from high school there. His initial exposure to art training was in Fort Worth with a teacher named Viginia Linnen, and then he went to Denver where he studied at the Denver Staudents School of Art during summer school. He also studied at the Art Institute in Chicago, the National Academy of Design in New York, and the Pennsylvania Fine Art Academy in Philadelphia. William Merritt Chase, Celia Beaux, and Robert Henri are some of the well-known artists with whom he studied, and in 1906 he went to Florence, Italy with Chase and then to Paris when Chase advised him to establish a studio and stay out of school..

Bewley was a traveler most of his career, although he continued to return to Fort Worth, Texas to paint portraits of friends and family. He spent time in Paris, France, between 1905 and 1910, and his works were seen in the Paris Salons through 1914. In 1913, he returned to Fort Worth where he spent time painting, and then in 1916 he went to New York, where he taught and painted until 1924. Then he moved to California until the mid 1930s when he returned to Paris. After that he returned to California, living in Beverly Hills, and then again went to France where he died in 1956 in Lyons.

Memberships for Bewley include the Allied Artists of America, the Salmagundi Club, and the Texas Fine Arts Association. Among his exhibition venues are the Paris Salon, 1908-1909; the Art Institute of chicaog, and the Pennyslvania Academy of the Fine Arts.


Source:
John and Deborah Powers, "Texas Painters, Sculptors, and Graphic Artists"


** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists