December 9, 2016
Sydney Burleigh (1853 – 1931) is one of the most intriguing figures in 19th century Rhode Island both as an artist and art activist. He is referenced in nineteen publications with the most notable mention in : Masterworks of American Impressionism from the Pfeil Collection by W.H. Gerdts, 1992.
One of his watercolors is on view in the current exhibition – Woman Sewing – a prime example of his mastery of watercolor. ( Presidential portrait of S.R. Burleigh from the collection of the Providence Art Club). Find out more about the “Arts and Crafts talent”, Burleigh, in our biography section.
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