Paddle Wheeler and Schooner on the River, 1916by Irving Ramsay Wiles (1861–1948)
9¾ x 14 inches
Signed lower right: Irving R. Wiles; on verso: To Arthur H. Clark Eq. / From Irving R. Wiles April 1920 / New London CONN / Aug - 1916
A master of both portraiture and landscape painting, Irving Ramsay Wiles used an expressive palette and brushwork in the impressionist tradition.
By Nina Sangimino
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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