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Get to know many of watercolor’s master artists.

"The Couriers" (1885) - 11" x 15" - Watercolor

American Frederic Remington was born in 1861 in Canton, New York. Mr. Remington is considered one of the greatest western genre painters, sculptors, and illustrators of his time. During the Spanish-American war, Mr. …
"Bridge and Steps, Venice" (ca. 1911-12)
Watercolor on paper

American “Maurice Brazil Prendergast was born in Boston, and trained in art as a painter of advertising placards in Boston and later in France and Italy. He returned to Boston in 1900. Prendergast …
"Untouched Forest" - 20" x 30" Watercolor

American “John Pike Paints Watercolors,” first published in 1978, is the title of the classic watercolor instruction book by artist John Pike. The book is filled with skilled step by step watercolor demonstrations …
"Blue Nude" (1917)
15 1/16" x 11 1/8" Watercolor on paper
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Anonymous donor
© 2001 The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation
Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

American “Born and raised in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, Georgia O’Keeffe became one of the first American modernists, the first woman to gain recognition for that style, and a signature painter of Southwest landscape …
"Duval Street"

American Eliot O’Hara, namesake of the O’Hara watercolor box, was an influential American artist and teacher who greatly popularized watercolor painting in America. In the early 1930s O’Hara started publishing a series of …
"Easthampton Beach" (1878) - 9 1/4" x 12"
Watercolor & gouache, pencil on paper

English “Thomas Moran was born in Lancashire, England, and, with his family, moved to the U.S. in 1844. Inspired to paint by his older brother, Moran studied privately in Philadelphia before returning to …
"The Normandie" (1953)
30"" x 50" Watercolor on paper

American Reginald Marsh is best known for his paintings of New York City daily life: burlesque shows, Coney Island, the Bowery, movie houses, and elevated trains. His favorite resource was Coney Island, where …
"Marin Island" (1914)
Watercolor - 41.5cm x 36.6cm
Norman O. and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund
Cleveland Museum of Art

American “John Marin was born in Rutherford, New Jersey, and grew up in nearby Weehawken. He attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, studying with Thomas Anshutz, then studied at the Art …
"Autumn Flight" - 14" x 19" Watercolor

American In his five award winning PBS television series and numerous videos, Tom Lynch has been happy to share his expertise and knowledge with his students. He has written five books on watercolor, …
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American “Born and raised in New York City in a cultured French family, John LaFarge became a leading figure in the arts in New York in the late 19th century, known for his …
"Southern (Tunisian) Gardens" (1919)
9.5" x 7.5" Watercolor - Collection Heinz Berggruen, Paris

Swiss German-Swiss artist Paul Klee brought his personal expression about in the form of fantasy and whimsy. His perception of the “modern” world was rendered in brevity with a simplistic, primitive style which …
"Cliff Rhythms" - Watercolor

American Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Henry G. Keller had an accomplished forty-year career as a teacher at the Cleveland School of Art. His summer workshops in Berlin Heights, Ohio were popular …
"Village Scene"
from Ways with Watercolor

Hungarian/American Ted Kautzky began his studies as an architect student at the Royal University of Hungary in his hometown of Budapest. An avid draftsman, he developed a knack for perspective and an understanding …
"Albano, Italy" (ca. 1872)
32.6cm x 24.2cm
Watercolor with gouache over graphite

American The 19th century landscape painter, George Inness, saw the artist’s aim as “simply to reproduce in other minds the impression which a scene had made upon him.” He was born in Newark, …
"The Mansard Roof" (1923)
13 3/4" x 19" - Watercolor on paper
The Brooklyn Museum, New York

American “‘My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription possible of my most intimate impressions of nature.’ Few artists have painted so honest and revealing a portrait of America as …