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Ralph Albert Blakelock (1847-1919)

Norman A. Geske

Ralph Albert Blakelock (1847-1919)

an exhibition of paintings

by Norman A. Geske

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Published by Salander-O"Reilly Galleries in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementessay by Norman Geske.
ContributionsBlakelock, Ralph Albert, 1847-1919.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 88/07037 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination[29] p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2411499M
LC Control Number87061792

  Buy a cheap copy of The Unknown Night: The Madness and book by Glyn Vincent. On Febru , Ralph Albert Blakelock's haunting landscape Brook by Moonlight was sold at auction for $20,, a record price for a painting by a living Free shipping over $/5(3). Blakelock, Ralph Albert, –, American landscape painter, b. New York City. The son of a doctor, he was educated for a medical career but abandoned it for painting, in which he was largely self-taught. His life was one of hardship. At first his work, although exhibited in .

With the exception of James Abbott McNeill Whistler and Albert Pinkham Ryder, no American Tonalist was more crucial to the development of American modernism than Ralph Albert Blakelock. Although he started out as a somewhat conventional Hudson River School painter, his poetic and symbolic moonlights of the s, with their emphasis on pattern and abstract design and manipulated paint surfaces. 19 Apr - Explore milankonacnost's board "Ralph Albert Blakelock" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Painting, Moonlight painting and Landscape pins.

Ralph Albert Blakelock’s wide-ranging tours of the American West in and inspired him to paint Native subjects for many years. He was among the first painters to depart from a “documentary” treatment of Native Americans, choosing instead to describe them in vaguely readable groups set in dark and moody moonlit settings. The Unknown Night | On Febru , Ralph Albert Blakelock's haunting landscape Brook by Moonlight was sold at auction for $20,, a record price for a painting by a living American artist. The sale made him famous, newspapers called him America's greatest artist, and thousands flocked to exhibits of his work.


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In Blakelock entered the Free Academy of the City of New York (now City College) with hopes of becoming a physician. After three terms, he left. Largely self-taught, he. Ralph Albert Blakelock, a 19th-century American artist, is known for his moonlight landscapes and quiet paintings of American Indian encampments.

As his success grew late in the century, he became mentally ill, was institutionalized, and was adopted as a cause. Ralph Albert Blakelock went to the Free Academy in New York to become a physician. After only two years he dropped out and taught himself to paint.

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Limit to works on view. Online Images. Limit to works with online images. Classification. Ralph Albert Blakelock was one of the most original and imaginative landscape painters in America at the end of 19th century and in the early 20th century.

Born in New York City, Blakelock dropped out of medical school after a year and a half of study to take up painting. Although he had some art classes at Cooper Union, he was mainly self-taught. View Ralph Albert Blakelock’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices.

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Ralph Albert Blakelock, Indian Encampment at Sunset, undated, oil on canvas, 20 x 30 in. In spite of his sporadic emotional instability, Blakelock was present at the opening. The event’s self-serving sponsor, Beatrice Van Rensselaer Adams, had arranged for Blakelock to be properly groomed and dressed in the Brooks Brothers attire she provided.Many of the best examples of Blakelock’s iconic moonlights and American Indian encampments will be on view, alongside rarely seen subjects, including late works created while he was institutionalized.

At the time of his death inRalph Albert Blakelock was hailed by the London Times as “one of the greatest of American artists.” Yet.