Beckwith James Carroll
American, 1852-1917 was an American portrait painter. He was born at Hannibal, Missouri, on 23 September 1852. He studied in the National Academy of Design, New York City, of which he afterwards became a member, and in Paris (1873-1878) under Carolus Duran. Returning to the United States in 1878, he gradually became a prominent figure in American art. He took an active part in the formation of The Fine Arts Society, and was president of the National Free Art League, which attempted to secure the repeal of the American duty on works of art. Among his portraits are those of William Merritt Chase (1882), Miss Jordan (1883), Mark Twain, Thomas Allibone Janvier, John Schofield and William Walton. He taught at the Art Students League of New York -- where Violet Oakley was one of his students

 

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Beckwith James Carroll An American Queen er oil painting   

Painting ID::  9788
Beckwith James Carroll
An American Queen er
1890, charcoal and pastel on paper, private collection

   
   
     

 

 

Beckwith James Carroll Lost in Thought oil painting   

Painting ID::  68710
Beckwith James Carroll
Lost in Thought
Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 27.94 X 36.83 cm

   
   
     

 

 

Beckwith James Carroll Portrait of Evelyn Nesbitt oil painting   

Painting ID::  68724
Beckwith James Carroll
Portrait of Evelyn Nesbitt
Medium oil Dimensions 31" x 26.5

   
   
     

 

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Beckwith James Carroll
American, 1852-1917 was an American portrait painter. He was born at Hannibal, Missouri, on 23 September 1852. He studied in the National Academy of Design, New York City, of which he afterwards became a member, and in Paris (1873-1878) under Carolus Duran. Returning to the United States in 1878, he gradually became a prominent figure in American art. He took an active part in the formation of The Fine Arts Society, and was president of the National Free Art League, which attempted to secure the repeal of the American duty on works of art. Among his portraits are those of William Merritt Chase (1882), Miss Jordan (1883), Mark Twain, Thomas Allibone Janvier, John Schofield and William Walton. He taught at the Art Students League of New York -- where Violet Oakley was one of his students