Edgar Nye

Edgar Nye
Also Known as
Edgar Hewitt Nye
Edgar H. Nye
Richmond, Virginia 1879
Washington, District of Columbia 1943
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Artist Biography

Born April 30, 1879, in Richmond, Va. Lived in Washington, D.C., 1892–1905. Studied at the Corcoran School of Art, 1892–1900. Married Beatrice (?) in Baltimore, 1904. In England, 1905–14. Studied at Oxford, 1905–7; in London, 1907–9; and with John Noble Barlow at St. Ives and Newlin, 1910–14. In France, 1914–20. Lived in Washington, 1921–43. Exhibited with the "X" painters at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Died November 30, 1943, in Washington, D.C.

Andrew J. Cosentino and Henry H. Glassie The Capital Image: Painters in Washington, 1800–1915 (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press for the National Museum of American Art, 1983)

Works by This Artist

ca. 1920-1929
watercolor on paper