Saturday, October 20, 2012

1930s America's Great Depression - Edmund Marion Ashe (1867–1941)

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Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Off-Hand Blowing Glass 1942


Edmund Marion Ashe (1867–1941) studied art under John Warde Stinson & worked as an illustrator for Collier's, Harper's Magazine, Scribner's Magazine, & St. Nicholas Magazine. He also produced illustrations for books. During Theodore Roosevelt's administration (1901-1909), Ashe served as an artist-correspondent at the White House. During this period he also served as an instructor for the Art Students League in New York. He was a member of the New York Watercolor Club, & was one of the first members of the Society of Illustrators, having joined in the first month of the club's founding in 1901. In 1920, Ashe moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to teach at the Carnegie Institute of Technology. He worked there until his retirement in 1939, eventually becoming Head of the Department of Painting & Decoration.


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Pot of Tea and Ice Cream


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Work


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Boat in from Baltimore


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Tapping Induction Furnace 1938


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Changing Shift 1939 Detail


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Feeding the Pigs


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Changing the Bit 1939


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Fishermen


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Steel 1942


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Slaughtering the Pig


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) The Cast 1939


Edmund Marion Ashe (American painter, 1867–1941) Hunter with Mule

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