Lawrence Earle Painting
Lawrence Earle / Watercolor
22 ¼” by 25 ¼ with oak frame
"Girl and Garden" / 19th century
Lawrence Earle (MI, NY 1845 - 1921) painted the Dutch Boy Painter in 1907, currently used as the logo for Dutch Boy Paints, which itself is currently owned by Sherwin-Williams. He specialized in landscapes, genre, farm scenes, still lifes, murals, fish, butterflies, coastal scenes and portraits. Earle exhibited with the National Academy of Design, the Art Institute of Chicago, the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago and, from 1887 to 1900, the Boston Art Club. He decorated the Chicago National Bank with murals and his work is represented in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; the National Academy of Design; Stanford University in Stanford, CA; the Dallas Museum of Art; the State Museum of Michigan in Lansing; the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, TN.