News of note to art lovers

Limited Sale of Paintings by Albertus E. Jones (1882-1957)WPA Artist

Amy Royse, the great granddaughter of Albertus Jones, has commissioned Wood Memorial Library to sell a small group of Jones's oil paintings. Albertus Jones lived on Main Street in South Windsor, two doors south of Wood Library and in Hamburg Cove. He was a highly regarded landscape painter and WPA artist who studied with Charles Noel Flagg. Jones taught at the Connecticut League of Art Students, the Randall School, and the School for Creative Work, in Hartford. Several of his paintings are in Wood's collection.

He exhibited and received prizes at the Connecticut Association of Fine Artists shows beginning in 1912 through 1934. He also took prizes for his work at the Connecticut Watercolor Society in 4 different shows, at the Bridgeport Art League, the New Hampshire Paint and Clay Club and the Wadsworth Atheneum.


Some of the awards of Albertus E. Jones on display in the Gallery

In the past two years, there has been increased interest in Jones's work from collectors, and prices have more than doubled. The New Britain Museum of American Art has recently added an oil painting by Albertus E. Jones entitled "Sag Harbor Buildings" to it's collection.


Sag Harbor Buildings

The paintings are hung for inspection in the small gallery at Gallery in The Wood, Wood Memorial Library, 783 Main Street in South Windsor. (860) 289-1783. Hours are Mondays and Thursdays from 10 AM to 8 PM. For a private showing at other times call (860) 289-1783.

 
Trees by CT River 18" X 23" SOLD
Winter Red Barn 20" x 24" SOLD
Mine
Mine 19.75” x 24" Framed SOLD
Harborview
Harborview Framed 30"x40" SOLD
River Path
River Path Framed 24" x29" SOLD
Night Winter scene with Fox and Moon
Night Winter scene with Fox and Moon 22” x 28" Framed SOLD
Green Mountain Oil on Board 16" X 20" SOLD
Coveside 8” x 10" Framed SOLD
Burnside Mill Dam Oil on Board 16" X 20" SOLD
Village in Fall 18" X 24" SOLD
Spring Scene 17.75" x 21.25" SOLD
Spring Farm with Farmer 25" x 30" unframed SOLD
Red Barn 16" X 23" SOLD
Sunny Brook Farm Oil on Canvas 20" x 24" SOLD
Fall Farm Oil on Canvas 16" X 20" SOLD
Grey House Watercolor 21" X 28" SOLD
Grey House Oil on canvas 20" X 24" SOLD
Trees Watercolor 18" X 23.5" SOLD
Fall Farmer Oil on Canvas 16" X 20" SOLD
Yellow House Oil on Canvas 20" X 24" SOLD
Hay Pile Watercolor 18" X 23.5" SOLD
New Moon Oil on Board 9" X 9.5" SOLD
River and Hills Oil on Board 11.5" X 15" SOLD
Church on Hill 20" X 24" SOLD
Fall Scene 12" x 16" SOLD
Fall Mountain Scene 20" x 24" SOLD

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