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Saturday, May 10, 2014

Phillip Leslie Hale (American, 1865 - 1931)


Philip Leslie Hale (1865–1931) was an American Impressionist artist, writer and teacher. Philip Leslie Hale. The Crimson Rambler, oil on canvas, 1908. The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Hale was born in Boston, the son of prominent minister Edward Everett Hale, the brother of artist Ellen Day Hale, and was related to Nathan Hale and Harriet Beecher Stowe. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Edmund Tarbell, and with Kenyon Cox and J. Alden Weir at the Art Students League of New York. Beginning in 1877 he studied in Paris for five years, and during the summers painted at Giverny, where he was influenced by the palette and brushwork of Claude Monet. In the 1890s he painted his most experimental works, which evidenced an interest in Neoimpressionism and Symbolism. Hale returned to Boston in 1893. He married fellow artist Lilian Westcott Hale in 1902, and they rented adjoining studios in Boston. Hale taught at the Museum School in Boston, as well as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He wrote art criticism and published Jan Vermeer of Delft in 1913, the first monograph on the artist published in the United States. (Wikipedia)
 The Crimson Rambler
Garden Party
A Summer Visitor

Sun Bath
Grandmother's Birthday
Wisteria
Lady in Black
Portrait of Jeanette Farren Seated and Holding a Fan
La Donna
Girl with Gulls

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