Gilbert White (1877-1939)
Gilbert White (1877-1939). Les Andelys, 1921. Oil on canvas measures 23.5 x 28.5 inches on European stretcher. Depicted is Les Andelys, a village northwest of Paris in Haute-Normandie. Signed and dated lower right. Excellent condition with minor wear in corners only. No restoration.
Birth place: Grand Haven, MI
Death place: Paris, France
Addresses: Paris/Les Andelys, France
Profession: Painter, decorator, lecturer, teacher, writer
Studied: ASL with Twachtman; Académie Julian, Paris with J.P. Laurens & Constant, 1898, …cole des Beaux-Arts; Whistler & F. MacMonnies in Paris.
Exhibited: Hanover Sq. Gal., NYC, 1987. Awards: Commander de la Légion d’Honneur: Officer de l’Académie; Order of the Purple Heart
Member: AAPL (pres. European Chapter); Société Int.; Anglo-Am. Group, Paris; Commander, Legion of Honor; Am. Mission to Peace
Work: murals, Capitol, KY; Federal Bldg., Gadsen, AL; Capitol, Utah; County Court House, New Haven, CT; Peninsula Club, Grand Rapids, MI; portrait, Pan-Am. Bldg., Wash., DC; murals, Capitol, OK; McAlpin Hotel, NYC; murals: Dept. Agriculture Bldg., Wash., DC; Locust Club, Phila.; Houston MFA.; Brooklyn Mus.; Luxembourg Gal.; Gal. du Journal Paris; Univ. Club; Carnegie Found., Paris; MusÈe de St. Quentin; drawings, Univ. Utah; Univ. Oklahoma, Norman; drawings, CGA; MusÈe Luxembourg, Paris; MusÈe de la CitÈ de Paris
Comments: An expatriate painter who lived in Paris most of his life.