SOLD The Avenue

by Guy C. Wiggins (1883–1962)
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Oil on panel
10 x 7⅞ inches
Signed lower left: Guy Wiggins.; on verso: THE AVENUE / Guy Wiggins.

Provenance

Private collection, White Plains, New York

Vallarino Fine Art, New York, New York

Exhibited

(Probably) Salmagundi Club, New York, New York, Thumb-box Exhibition

Related Works

In Madison Square, 1919, oil on board, 10 x 8 inches, signed lower left; The San Diego Museum of Art, California

Note: Guy C. Wiggins depicts Fifth Avenue looking south towards the Flatiron Building. The painting features Wiggins’s signature snowy sky with two American flags waving in the brisk air.

Artist Biography

New York has always been my favorite subject, especially streets in snow storms.[1] —Guy C. Wiggins, 1948

By Nina Sangimino

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


I. Biography

Of the great family legacies in American art, Wiggins is definitely at the forefront. Carleton Wiggins studied with George Inness and painted landscapes with a Barbizon influence, and his grandson Guy A. Wiggins still paints both rural landscapes and urban city views. Yet the most well known of this clan is

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