Lawrence Fine Art

Name : Richard Hayley Lever
Biography :

1876-1958

 

Lever was a prolific painter known for his boat scenes around Marblehead, his scenes of St. Ives, Cornwall and his scenes of the Hudson from upper Manhattan. At his best, he paints vivid, colorful, impressionist scenes of boats and harbors. Born in Australia, he studied in London, the Academie Julien and the Art Students League. He painted with Ernest Lawson in St. Ives before immigrating to America in 1912. Lever was the winner of numerous awards (Gold Medal Panama-Pacific Exposition 1915) and was a member of the National Academy and the Royal British Academy among others. He was represented by MacBeth and Feragil Galleries early on and by Clayton-Liberatore Gallery. His work is held by the White House, the Corcoran, Telfair Academy, Australia Art Museum among others.

 
Provenance: Clayton-Liberatore Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
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