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John Kelly Fitzpatrick (American/Alabama, 1888 -1953) impressionist watercolor on paper landscape titled "Springtime on the Coosa". Depicting a river landscape in bright colors of blue and green. Pencil signed and dated "1942" lower right. Housed in a simple painted wood frame. Titled and additionally dated and signed en verso. Sight: 10 7/8" H x 15" W. Frame: 17" H x 21" W. Biography: John Kelly Fitzpatrick was known for his paintings of Alabama's rural landscapes which focused attention on its inhabitants during a turbulent period in the state's history. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago before enlisting in the Army in 1918. He was wounded and severely scarred during the war and returned to painting, attending the Academie Julian in Paris. Once back in the South, he made numerous contributions to the arts in Alabama. He was the first director of the Montgomery Museum of Art School and taught at the Dixie Art Colony at Lake Jordan. In 1930 he became a founding member of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and was active in many organizations. (Source: the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts).
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Carolyn Mulder, Knoxville, Tennessee.
CONDITION: Painting overall very good condition with very slight toning noted to paper. Minor abrasions to the frame. Pencil inscriptions en verso from the original owner.