At the Clothesline

by Irving Ramsay Wiles (1861–1948)
Oil on canvas
18 x 22 inches
Signed lower right: Irving R. Wiles


Spanierman Gallery, New York, New York

Donald Brenwasser, New York, New York, purchased from above, 1966

Thomas Colville, Fine Art, LLC, Guilford, Connecticut

Private collection, New York, New York


Chapellier Galleries, New York, New York, Irving R. Wiles, 1861–1948, November 1967


Irving R. Wiles, 1861–1948 (New York: Chapellier Gallery, 1967), n.p., pl. 18.

Note: This work may depict the artist’s daughter, Gladys, who Irving Ramsay Wiles frequently painted throughout his career.

Artist Biography

A master of both portraiture and landscape painting, Irving Ramsay Wiles used an expressive palette and brushwork in the impressionist tradition.

By Nina Sangimino

I. Biography
II. Chronology
III. Collections
IV. Exhibitions
V. Memberships
VI. Notes
VII. Suggested Resources

I. Biography

Irving Ramsay Wiles was destined to become an artist; his father Lemuel Maynard Wiles was a landscape painter who studied under William M. Hart and Jasper Francis Cropsey. Shortly after Irving’s birth in Utica, New York, the Wiles family moved to New York City in order for

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