George Wharton Edwards (American, 1950)


Painter, illustrator, writer
Born Faihaven, CT, lived Greenwich, CT
Studied: Antwerp and Paris
Member: National Academy of Design, NYWCC, AWCS, National Art Club, SI, Am. Inst. of Arts and Letters
Exhibited: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, National Academy of Design, Art Institute of Chicago, Paris Salon, Boston AC, Charleston Expo
He was painting on Monhegan Island by 1880
Illustrator: Sun Dial, Old English Ballads, The Last Leaf, other books. Author: Vanished Towers and Chimes of Flanders, Vanished Halls and Cathedrals of France, Marken and its People, books on travel. Fink, American Art at the Nineteeth-Century Paris Salons