GEORGE HOBBS LANDSCAPE (American, 1846-1929)
Click thumbnails for expanded view.
- Quantity Available: 1
George Thompson Hobbs (American, 1846-1929) was a Philadelphia painter, born to architect Isaac H. Hobbs and Mary W. Hobbs. By 1866, George T. Hobbs had followed his father's lead and become an architect and by 1891 the firm's name was changed to Isaac H. Hobbs & Son to reflect his participation. However, the younger Hobbs always continued his interest in painting while working as an architect. During the 1870s, he studied painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and in 1883 studied with Bouguereau & Robert-Fleury at the Academie Julian in Paris. In 1887 he retired from the profession of architecture in favor of the profession of painter. He also was a picture restorer. This landscape depicting a path in the woods measures 20 x 26 inches, sight size, and 24 x 30 inches, framed. The painting is signed lower left and verso reads "Woodland Path By Geo T Hobbs size 20 x 26". Because Hobbs was a Philadelphia artist, this painting could be a leafy section of Fairmount Park, maybe even more specifically the Wissahickon.
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Seller Since 1996
- View Storefront
- View Seller Website
- Contact Seller About This Item
- View Store Policies
Shipping:Negotiated with Seller
- Reference #
- Fine Art
- George Thompson Hobbs
- c. 1880s-1900s
- Width: 26 inches
- Height: 20 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 0 pound
- very good
- oil on canvas
Items Similar To "GEORGE HOBBS LANDSCAPE (American, 1846-1929)"
ALEXANDER GARDNER STEREOVIEW - THE TOMB OF GEORGE WASHINGTON
George Harnett Watercolor Painting 1894
General Sir George Pollock.
The Right Honble. George Canning, MP.
Autographed black and white publicity photograph of Gracie Allen's sidekick George Burns.
OLD STORE FRONT STEREOVIEW - GEORGE HANNAH PRINTING
Admiral, Sir George Francis Seymour, G.C.B., and G.C.H.
Statue, Bronze "St. George" French 19th C.