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 

 Conger A. Metcalf  (1914 - 1998)

About: Conger A. Metcalf
 

Summary

Examples of his work

 
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums

 
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007  
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*

 
 
Buy and Sell: Conger A. Metcalf
 

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: Massachusetts/Iowa      Known for: figure-genre, floral, wildlife

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Conger A. Metcalf:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Conger Metcalf)

yes

Biographical information (Conger Metcalf)

yes

Book references (Conger Metcalf)

7

Museum references (Conger Metcalf)

2

Artwork for sale (Conger Metcalf)

1

Dealers (Conger Metcalf)

3

Auction records - upcoming / past (Conger Metcalf)

163
new entry!

Auction high record price (Conger Metcalf)

163

Signature Examples* (Conger Metcalf)

9

Analysis of auction sales (Conger Metcalf)

yes

Discussion board entries (Conger Metcalf)

1

Image examples of works (Conger Metcalf)

124

Please send me Alert Updates for Conger A. Metcalf (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 3
Conger A Metcalf
from Auction House Records.
Women in Flowered Hat
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
These Notes from AskART represent the beginning of a possible future biography for this artist. Please click here if you wish to help in its development:

Conger Metcalf graduated in 1936  from Coe College located in Cedar Rapids Iowa and was  planning on becoming a concert pianist.


Information courtesy of Kat Castelli


Biography from Pierce Galleries, Inc.:
Conger Metcalf (American, 1914-1998):

Conger Metcalf studied at Stone City Art Colony with Grant Wood, at Coe College with Marvin Cone and the Museum School (Boston) with Alexandre Iacovleff and Karl Zerbe. He received an Honorary Doctorate from Coe College in 1964.

He was the recipient of the Tiffany Foundation Prize and was a Museum of Fine Arts Paige Traveling Scholar. During his late 20s, he went to Italy and Paris and studied the Old Masters and come back to Boston an artist totally influenced by the Renaissance masters.

Metcalf developed a unique style from which he painted thin translucent washes of soft toned colors of oil pigment onto canvas, masonite and waxed papers and he specialized in painting young children (especially boys) sketching, reading, playing together or contemplating. Many of his moody subjects depict forlorn, destitute-looking, pensive street urchins, although his clown subjects and those of artist’s muses and girls often are more cheerful.

The artist is represented at the Boston Atheneum; the DeCordova Museum in Lincoln, MA; Cedar Rapids Art Center (MI) and Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Submitted by historian Patricia Jobe Pierce

** 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