A pristine example of this American Scene watercolor painter. Appropriately titled “Approaching Storm”, gazing into this piece you will find yourself imagining the sound of thunder in the distance, sawgrass rustling in the wind, and the mineral smell of promised rain.
Unframed. Watercolor on board. Signed by the artist. Dimensions are 23-1/2" W x 15-3/4" T
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More information about the artist: Walton Blodgett was an American Scene watercolor painter and also an illustrator and teacher. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he studied at the Grand Central Art School in 1927 and privately with George Luks and with George Pearse Ennis in Eastport, Maine. In 1936, he was a WPA artist in Key West, Florida, and in 1946, he taught at Hunter College in New York City.
He was active as a member and exhibitor in the American Watercolor Society. He moved to Stowe, Vermont in the late 1930's, where he remained the rest of his life. Walton Blodgett worked entirely in watercolors, painting landscapes and village scenes of mid-twentieth century Vermont.