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Painter, b. 1885 - d. 1976

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    • Hugh Tyler O/B Landscape w/ Cows, poss. TN
      Jan. 30, 2021

      Hugh Tyler O/B Landscape w/ Cows, poss. TN

      Est: $600 - $650

      Hugh C. Tyler (Tennessee/New York, 1885-1976) impressionist oil on board American landscape painting, possibly East Tennessee, depicting a pasture with grazing cows, framed by a stand of trees, with a forest background. Signed faintly lower left "H. C. Tyler". Housed in a burnished gilt and green painted wood frame. Sight: 7 3/4" H x 9 3/4" W. Framed: 11 1/8" H x 13 1/8" W. Biography (courtesy the McClung Historical Collection): "Although he was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Hugh Tyler (1885-1976) spent most of his childhood and young adulthood in Knoxville. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 1905 and studied drawing and painting with a local teacher. Tyler attended Pratt Institute in New York for two years and worked for a time designing tapestries and rugs for Hunter Looms in New York City. In 1911 he studied landscape painting with John Carlson at Woodstock, New York. In 1912 Tyler travelled to Europe where he studied at the Academie Julian in Paris and at the French Academy in Rome. He pursued a successful career as both an artist and as a decorative artist. Hugh Tyler was especially noted for his marine landscapes, painted in a number of places such as the South Seas during his travels. Decorative painting projects were often in collaboration with Knoxville architect Charles I. Barber. " His paintings of Tennessee landscapes are rare.

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    • Hugh Tyler Oil on Canvas Landscape
      Jul. 14, 2018

      Hugh Tyler Oil on Canvas Landscape

      Est: $1,800 - $2,200

      Hugh C. Tyler (Tennessee/New York, 1885-1976) oil on canvas American landscape painting, depicting a mountain range during springtime with a stand of trees in the foreground, possibly the Smoky Mountains. Signed lower left "Hugh Tyler". Partial National Academy of Design label upper left en verso. Housed in a hand carved Newcomb-Macklin gilt wood frame. 29 1/2" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed - 35 1/2" H x 41 1/2" W. Biography (courtesy the McClung Historical Collection): "Although he was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Hugh Tyler (1885-1976) spent most of his childhood and young adulthood in Knoxville. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 1905 and studied drawing and painting with a local teacher. Tyler attended Pratt Institute in New York for two years and worked for a time designing tapestries and rugs for Hunter Looms in New York City. In 1911 he studied landscape painting with John Carlson at Woodstock, New York. In 1912 Tyler travelled to Europe where he studied at the Academie Julian in Paris and at the French Academy in Rome. He pursued a successful career as both an artist and as a decorative artist. Hugh Tyler was especially noted for his marine landscapes, painted in a number of places such as the South Seas during his travels. Decorative painting projects were often in collaboration with Knoxville architect Charles I. Barber. " His paintings of Tennessee landscapes are rare. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

      Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals
    • HUGH C. TYLER, Tennessee/New York, 1885-1976, Stand of trees and a majestic mountain., Oil on canvas, 30" x 36". Framed 35.5" x 41.5".
      Apr. 07, 2018

      HUGH C. TYLER, Tennessee/New York, 1885-1976, Stand of trees and a majestic mountain., Oil on canvas, 30" x 36". Framed 35.5" x 41.5".

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      HUGH C. TYLER Tennessee/New York, 1885-1976 Stand of trees and a majestic mountain. Signed lower left "Hugh Tyler". Remnants of a National Academy of Design label verso. Housed in a period hand-carved Newcomb-Macklin frame. Tyler's works are quite rare and not often seen on the market. He was a noted muralist and also painted views of Tahiti. Provenance: The personal collection of the late Lewis "Julian" Kotekas, Manchester, New Hampshire. Oil on canvas, 30" x 36". Framed 35.5" x 41.5".

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