By the Stream - Norwood Hodge MacGilvary

By the Stream
Norwood Hodge MacGilvary

  • Norwood Hodge MacGilvary  American (1874-1949)
  • By the Stream
  • Watercolor
  • 6 1/4" x 4 1/2"   framed 11 1/2' x 9 1/2"
  • $1,500

Norwood Hodge MacGilvary was born in Bangkok, Thailand, in 1876, a son of American missionaries. At age fourteen, he came to the United States to be educated at a private boys’ school in Virginia and then graduated from Davidson College in North Carolina. He studied art and philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley and art at the Mark Hopkins Institute in San Francisco and Académie Julian in Paris. He became a resident of New York and Providence, where he worked as a freelance illustrator for magazines such as Harper’s, Cosmopolitan and Pictorial Review. MacGilvary joined the faculty of the art department at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh where he taught from 1921 to 1943. He exhibited in Paris, New York, Chicago and San Francisco and was a member of the American Watercolor Society, the Boston Art Club and the Salmagundi Art Club. His works can be found in many important collections including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.