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Tag Archives: National Academy of Design

In the Gallery: April by Charles W. Hawthorne, c. 1918-1920

Apr

16

Charles Webster Hawthorne was an American portrait and genre painter and a noted teacher who founded the…

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Looking Back to Look Forward: Part 9

Oct

28

One thousand guests attended, including Florida Governor Farris Bryant and Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns. Governor Bryant said that he…

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#8 William Glackens – The Lake

Oct

25

A native of Philadelphia, William Glackens began his artistic career as a newspaper illustrator. In 1891, he enrolled in evening classes at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and met Robert Henri (1865-1929), who encouraged Glackens to paint. After the National Academy of Design rejected Glackens’s work in 1907, he joined Henri and six […]

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#18 John Frederick Kensett – Marine View of Beacon Rock

Aug

16

“It conveys a sense of calmness and quiet.” – anonymous

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