(1903-1993). Pair of watercolors; 16" x 20" & 20" x 24". Well matted and framed. He painted at the Little River, New Hampshire. Watercolorist John Pellew was born and educated in England; early on, he moved to this country. His career included the Allied Artist gold medal for watercolor, 1951; gold medal for watercolor, Hudson Valley, 1954; Marine painting award, Connecticut Watercolor Society,1958; the Adolph and Clare Orbig award and the Henry W. Ranger Purchase award, National Academy of New York, 1961; The Butler Award, The American Water Society, New York, 1964; the Syndicate Magazine gold medal, Allied Arts of America, 1967; and the silver award, The American Watercolor Society, 1970. During his career, Pellew worked as an instructor in New England, authored three books on painting, was a member of the National Academy of Design, The Salmagundi Club, Allied Artists of America and the America Watercolor Society. These came from the archives of the Murphy Calendar Co, used for an early sporting calendar—selling as a pair.
PERIOD: Mid-20th century
ORIGIN: New England
SIZE: 16" x 20"; Frame 25" x 30 & 20" x 24" Frame 28" x 33"