Alexander Galleries, New York, New York
Private collection, La Jolla, California
The Plaza after the Rain, 1908, oil on canvas, 59¼ x 59¼ inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Afternoon in Madison Square, 1910, oil on canvas, 48 x 60¼ inches; Dallas Museum of Art, Texas
Note: Paul Cornoyer favored rainy and snowy views of New York City, often depicting landmarks like Madison Square. In this rendition, the artist contrasts the darker hues of the park against the colorful city buildings.
American painter best known for his tonalist depictions of New York City in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
VII. Suggested Resources
Paul Cornoyer was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1864 and enrolled at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts in 1881. Early in his career, Cornoyer worked in the Barbizon mode. He first exhibited his paintings in 1887, and in 1889 he moved to Paris to further his art