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John W. McCoy (II) (Pennsylvania/California, 1910-1989), watercolor on paper painting titled, Clam Diggers, depicting two figures on a shore, digging in sand, with a small boat in the water. Signed John W. McCoy, lower right. Gilt plaque with title and artist name, lower center of frame. Housed in a contemporary gilt wooden frame. Sight – 20 1/2" H x 28 1/4" W. Framed – 32 3/4" H x 40 1/2" W. American, mid/late 20th century. Biography (courtesy Askart: The Artists' Bluebook): John McCoy was born in Pihole, California. He studied art at Cornell University and later studied at the Beaux-Art-School in Fontainebleau, France, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. He was a student of N.C. Wyeth and was married to Wyeth's daughter, Ann. McCoy taught at the Pennsylvania Academy from 1947 to 1970, and his work is displayed at the Brandywine River Museum in Pennsylvania. The year 2001 had two major exhibitions of John McCoy's work: the Farnsworth Art Museum (Rockland, Maine) and the Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover, Delaware). CONDITION: Overall excellent condition. Frame having minimal losses, largest 4" L., surface of frame. Not examined outside of frame.