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John Frederick Richardson (Tennessee/Illinois, 1906-1998) watercolor on paper titled "Skaters" depicting a winter scene with several ice skaters on a frozen pond before a hilly landscape, a town visible in the distance beneath a cloudy grey sky. Signed "John Richardson" with a copyright symbol, lower left. Exhibition label from the CSAE (Caucus on the Spiritual in Art Education) 1992 with artist's information en verso upper left and museum accession label, en verso lower right. Housed and matted under plexiglass in a grey painted wood frame. Sight: 21" H x 29 3/8" W. Framed: 30" H x 38 3/4" W. Provenance: Art Collection of former Watkins College of Art; proceeds benefit scholarship endowment for students in the new Watkins College of Art at Belmont University. Biography: "Preferring watercolor to oil, John Richardson had a long career painting landscapes in many styles and mediums and in many places from Tennessee to Arizona to Washington State. He lived in Tennessee and Illinois. He studied at Vanderbilt University, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the University of Chicago. Exhibition venues included the Pennsylvania Academy, Art Institute of Chicago and Vanderbilt University. Richardson taught at Watkins Institute in Nashville from 1938 to 1942 and from 1949 to 1969 at the University of Illinois in Chicago Circle." (Source: Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"). Condition: Overall good condition with pin prick holes and tape residue to edges of sheet. Slight waviness to paper. Not examined outside of frame.