1764: Philip Russell Goodwin (American, 1882-1935)
Philip Russell Goodwin (American, 1882-1935) "Moose Trappers", oil on canvas, signed lower right "Philip R. Goodwin", 24" x 33". Presented in a polychrome and parcel-gilt frame. Provenance: Collection of a Midwest collector. A Connnecticut native, Philip Russell Goodwin was a illustrator of the outdoors, specializing in hunting and fishing scenes. He was a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, Howard Pyle School and The Art Students League. His illustrations were published in major publications of the day, including Everybody's, Harper's Weekly, Harper's Monthly, Outing, Persimmon Hill Magazine and Scribner's. He was a friend of Charles M. Russell, whose influence is evident in Goodwin's paintings.