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John Miles (MA,Canada,1837-1911) oil painting antique
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ARTIST: John Christopher Miles (Massachusetts, Canadian, 1837 - 1911)
NAME: Landscape with Cottage
MEDIUM: oil on board
CONDITION: Missing few flakes of paint. No visible inpaint under UV light. Some damages to frame.
SIGHT SIZE: 11 x 16 inches / 27 x 40 cm
FRAME SIZE: 16 x 20 inches / 40 x 50 cm
SIGNATURE: lower left
CATEGORY: antique vintage painting
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SKU#: 117909
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BIOGRAPHY:
John Christopher Miles, 1837-1911, was born in St John, New Brunswick. He began his studies in 1866 at the Lowell Institute in Boston and continued later under Benjamin Champney. He was a member of the Boston Art Club for eleven years and kept a studio in Boston, while living in Malden, MA . He was also a member of the Association of the Royal Canadian Academy. In the summer of 1874 he visited the salon of the famed poet Celia Thaxter at the Isles of Shoals in Rye, New Hampshire. There he painted with Childe Hassam, William Trost Richards and Arthur Quartley.He is known for his White Mountain landscapes including "Echo Lake at Franconia Notch" and "By the Boathouse At Echo Lake" and also for the seascape "Moonrise at the Isles of Shoals" 1874. After 1877, his landscapes are of New Brunswick where he operated the Saint John Academy of Art between 1885 and 1896.While recognized by his peers as a skilled painter of the era, Miles wasn't a prolific artist. Fewer than a dozen of his signed works are known to exist. His son, Frederick H. C. Miles, 1863-1918, also went on to notoriety as a landscape painter.Miles' work is hung in the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland, Maine, New Brunswick Museum and also at the Oakland Museum in Oakland, California.He returned to St. Johns in 1877. His last known address was Malden, Massachusetts.
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0419: John Miles (MA,Canada,1837-1911) oil painting antique

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ARTIST: John Christopher Miles (Massachusetts, Canadian, 1837 - 1911)
NAME: Landscape with Cottage
MEDIUM: oil on board
CONDITION: Missing few flakes of paint. No visible inpaint under UV light. Some damages to frame.
SIGHT SIZE: 11 x 16 inches / 27 x 40 cm
FRAME SIZE: 16 x 20 inches / 40 x 50 cm
SIGNATURE: lower left
CATEGORY: antique vintage painting
AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US
SKU#: 117909
US Shipping $60 + insurance.

BIOGRAPHY:
John Christopher Miles, 1837-1911, was born in St John, New Brunswick. He began his studies in 1866 at the Lowell Institute in Boston and continued later under Benjamin Champney. He was a member of the Boston Art Club for eleven years and kept a studio in Boston, while living in Malden, MA . He was also a member of the Association of the Royal Canadian Academy. In the summer of 1874 he visited the salon of the famed poet Celia Thaxter at the Isles of Shoals in Rye, New Hampshire. There he painted with Childe Hassam, William Trost Richards and Arthur Quartley.He is known for his White Mountain landscapes including "Echo Lake at Franconia Notch" and "By the Boathouse At Echo Lake" and also for the seascape "Moonrise at the Isles of Shoals" 1874. After 1877, his landscapes are of New Brunswick where he operated the Saint John Academy of Art between 1885 and 1896.While recognized by his peers as a skilled painter of the era, Miles wasn't a prolific artist. Fewer than a dozen of his signed works are known to exist. His son, Frederick H. C. Miles, 1863-1918, also went on to notoriety as a landscape painter.Miles' work is hung in the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland, Maine, New Brunswick Museum and also at the Oakland Museum in Oakland, California.He returned to St. Johns in 1877. His last known address was Malden, Massachusetts.

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