GORGEOUS ANTIQUE PLEIN AIR LANDSCAPE IMPRESSIONIST OIL PAINTING ON BOARD BY REVERED NEW ENGLAND LANDSCAPE PAINTER DONALD ALLEN MOSHER. IT IS SIGNED BY THE ARTIST IN THE LOWER LEFTHAND CORNER. IT DATES AROUND THE LATE 1960s.DIMENSIONS: 8"H x 10"W. Donald Allen Mosher (1945 - 2014) was active/lived in Massachusetts.
Donald Mosher is known for Marine and landscape painting, teaching. Donald Mosher grew up on the North Shore, and is a descendant of shipbuilders from Nova Scotia and farmers from Maine; his interest in painting began after winning his first award at the age of eight. He later attended the Vesper School of Art, where he met his wife Christine, and graduated in 1968.Mosher started his professional career and began teaching and demonstrating for students. For nearly 20 years his main concentration was watercolors, in 1988 he began working in oil and now has an equally impressive reputation for this medium. He is naturally drawn to the power of the sea and the tranquility of the New England countryside.
This is evident in his paintings, with loose yet precise brushstrokes, revealing a sense of calm to the viewer. He opened his first gallery on Cape Ann in 1974 and from there making is home in Rockport home since 1980. Now the recipient of over 200 awards for his work he has also been featured in several national publications including Yankee and American Artist Magazine.
His paintings hang in the permanent collections of large corporations, institutions, banks, and private homes throughout the United States and abroad including the Peabody Museum, Portland Art museum, and the State House in Boston. For four years, Mosher served as the vice president of the Rockport Art Association and as well as the curator. He is a member of many organizations, including the Guild of Boston Artists, New England Watercolor Society, the Copley Society, International Society of Marine Painters, and the Salmagundi Club. The art world has lost a master painter and New England treasure.The world in general has lost a generous, kind and gentle man with the passing of Donald Allen Mosher, on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, following a long and brave fight with a rare form of blood cancer. By his side throughout was his beloved wife Christine, his wife of 45 years, his daughter Heather, his son in-law Frank Militello and his"Angel" his grand-daughter Cosima. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "vintagerotty" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.