Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Still digging out of our 30" Blizzard - Snow in NYC by Guy Carleton Wiggins 1883-1962



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) 5th Avenue Snow Storm

American artist Guy Carleton Wiggins became famous for his paintings of New York City's snowy streets, landmarks & towering skyscrapers during winter. Wiggins was born into an artistic family; his father Carleton Wiggins was an accomplished artist who gave his son his first training as a painter. Later he enrolled in architectural school, but changed direction by entering the National Academy of Design to study painting. His teachers at the academy were William Merritt Chase & Robert Henri. He became one of the youngest members of the Lyme Art Colony of Old Lyme, Connecticut, painting alongside his father, Carleton, Childe Hassam, & Frank Vincent DuMond.

Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) Snow Scene with Horses and Carriages



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) Columbus Circle 1936



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) The New York Stock Exchange



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) Washington Square



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) Union Square in Winter



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) New York in the Snow 1959



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) A Winter Night in New York



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) City Hall Park in New York City



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) First Snowfall of the Season-Union Square



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) New York City in the Snow



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) New York in the Snow



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) New York in the Snow



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) New York in the Snow



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) Winter at the Plaza



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) Trinity Church on Wall Street



Guy Carleton Wiggins (American artist, 1883-1962) Washington's Birthday on Wall Street


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