Edmund F. Ward Figural Watercolor Illustration, Mid-20th Century
Edmund Franklin Ward (New York, 1892 – 1990)
Untitled (figural), mid-20th century
Watercolor painting on paper
Artist estate stamp to verso
Born in White Plains, New York, Edmund Franklin Ward studied at the Art Students League with Thomas Fogarty, Edward Dufner, George Bridgment, and shared a studio with Norman Rockwell. Known for his illustrations, he was a member of the Salmagundi Club, the Guild of Freelance Artists, and the Society of Illustrators. Ward produced illustrations for the Saturday Evening Post, many of which were made for the Alexander Botts and Assistant District Attorney Doowinkle stories.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- toning and foxing to sheet; faint abrasion to upper left; minor abrasion to frame.
- measures frame; sight measures 15.5" W x 13.5" H.