William McGregor Paxton

1869-1941 William McGregor Paxton Gallery William McGregor Paxton (June 22, 1869 ?C 1941) was an American Impressionist painter. Born in Baltimore, the Paxton family came to Newton Corner in the mid-1870s, where William's father James established himself as a caterer. At 18, William won a scholarship to attend the Cowles Art School, where he began his art studies with Dennis Miller Bunker. Later he studied with Jean-L??on G??rôme in Paris and, on his return to Boston, with Joseph DeCamp at Cowles. There he met his future wife Elizabeth Okie, who also was studying with DeCamp. After their marriage, William and Elizabeth lived with his parents at 43 Elmwood Street, and later bought a house at 19 Montvale Road in Newton Centre. Paxton, who is best known as a portrait painter, taught at the Museum School from 1906 to 1913. Along with other well known artists of the era, including Edmund Charles Tarbell and Frank Benson, he is identified with the Boston School. Paxton was working on his last painting, a view of his living room at 19 Montvale Road, with his wife posing for him, when he was stricken with a heart attack and died at the age of 72.

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William McGregor Paxton The New Necklace oil painting


The New Necklace
Painting ID::  4258
Artist: William McGregor Paxton
Painting: The New Necklace
Introduction: 1910 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
   
   
     

William McGregor Paxton The new necklace oil painting


The new necklace
Painting ID::  50573
Artist: William McGregor Paxton
Painting: The new necklace
Introduction: mk212 1910 Oil on canvas 91.8x73cm
   
   
     

William McGregor Paxton Girl Arranging Flowers oil painting


Girl Arranging Flowers
Painting ID::  71296
Artist: William McGregor Paxton
Painting: Girl Arranging Flowers
Introduction: ca. 1921(1921) Oil on canvas 76.6 x 63.6 cm (30.16 x 25.04 in)
   
   
     

William McGregor Paxton Girl Arranging Flowers oil painting


Girl Arranging Flowers
Painting ID::  72416
Artist: William McGregor Paxton
Painting: Girl Arranging Flowers
Introduction: Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 76.6 X 63.6 cm (30.16 X 25.04 in) cyf
   
   
     

William McGregor Paxton Portrait of Louise Converse oil painting


Portrait of Louise Converse
Painting ID::  74101
Artist: William McGregor Paxton
Painting: Portrait of Louise Converse
Introduction: Portrait of Louise Converse 1915 cjr
   
   
     

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     1869-1941 William McGregor Paxton Gallery William McGregor Paxton (June 22, 1869 ?C 1941) was an American Impressionist painter. Born in Baltimore, the Paxton family came to Newton Corner in the mid-1870s, where William's father James established himself as a caterer. At 18, William won a scholarship to attend the Cowles Art School, where he began his art studies with Dennis Miller Bunker. Later he studied with Jean-L??on G??rôme in Paris and, on his return to Boston, with Joseph DeCamp at Cowles. There he met his future wife Elizabeth Okie, who also was studying with DeCamp. After their marriage, William and Elizabeth lived with his parents at 43 Elmwood Street, and later bought a house at 19 Montvale Road in Newton Centre. Paxton, who is best known as a portrait painter, taught at the Museum School from 1906 to 1913. Along with other well known artists of the era, including Edmund Charles Tarbell and Frank Benson, he is identified with the Boston School. Paxton was working on his last painting, a view of his living room at 19 Montvale Road, with his wife posing for him, when he was stricken with a heart attack and died at the age of 72.