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Alexander Sharpe Ross

 (1908 - 1990)
Alexander Sharpe Ross was active/lived in Connecticut / Scotland.  Alexander Ross is known for illustration-genre, abstraction.

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Alexander Sharpe Ross

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"Painting should always have some mystery about it."
Alexander Sharpe Ross

Ross was a leading American illustrator in the 50s and 60s, with his work on the covers of Good Housekeeping, Saturday Evening Post, Ladies Home Journal and Colliers. Along with a handful of key illustrators Coby Whitmore, John Whitcomb, Al Parker, Norman Rockwell, Ross helped create an indelible image of Americans in the post WWII decades.

In the 1960s, Ross moved dramatically into the fine arts painting abstracts, surrealists, portraits, always seeking new technique. "Inventive Realism" he called it when pressed for nomenclature, and explained, "My subjects are mainly fl  ...  Displaying 750 of 15322 characters.



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About  Alexander Sharpe Ross

Born:  1908 - Dunfermline, Scotland
Died:   1990 - Ridgefield, Connecticut
Known for:  illustration-genre, abstraction