Sidney Wiggins (1881-1940)

Sidney Miller Wiggins (1881-1940). Washing Day Down by the SeaGloucester c.1920. Oil on artist board measures 12 x 16 inches; 18 x 22 inches in a period hand-carved gilt frame original to the piece. 

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Biography:

The creator of oil and watercolor paintings, etchings, wood cuts, linoleum cuts and photographs, Wiggins painted landscapes of the Hudson River and the Westchester Countryside, ships, docks, and fishing boats in Gloucester, Massachusetts, still lives, and European scenes, particularily  in Pre-War Spain.

Studied:
National Academy of Design; with Robert Henri and John Sloan; in Europe, painting  in Spain, Morocco, Italy, and on the Cornish and Brittany coasts.

Exhibited:
Thayer Museum
Hudson River Museum
National Academy of Design
Pittsburgh International
Allied Artists of America
Pennsylvania Academy
American Watercolor Society
New York Watercolor Club
Yonkers Art Association

Memberships:
Yonkers Art Association (vice-pres.)
Allied Artists of America
American Watercolor Society
New York Watercolor Club
Salmagundi Club
American Artists Professional League