Greatest American Painters

William McGregor Paxton (1869 – 1941)

Posted by M.R.N. on June 30, 2012


The String Of Pearls

A Modern Madonna

Girl With A Pink Rose

Mrs. Charles Frederick Toppan

Mrs. William Paxton

The Crystal


Leaving The Studio

Louise Converse (Mrs. Junius S. Morgan)

Tea Leaves

Morning Light

Reddy And The Macaw

Elsa In The Pink Dress

Girl Arranging Flowers

Portrait Of Enid Hallin


In The Studio

The Red Mules

The Housemaid

The Tam

The Oriental Jar

The Samovar

Young Woman In Blue

The Morning Paper


The Shade Hat

The Front Parlor

The Blue Book

Pretty Girl

The Sisters

Kitchen Maid


Déjeuner Venice

Woman In Blue Wrap

Interior With Two Nude Models

to be continued…

3 Responses to “William McGregor Paxton (1869 – 1941)”

  1. Bruce said

    I can definitely relate to a man who apparently spent much of his entire artistic career painting images of women. This seems like a fitting end for Mr. Paxton and I am happy for him: “Paxton was working on his last painting, a view of his living room at 19 Montvale Road, with his wife posing for him, when he was stricken with a heart attack and died at the age of 72.”

  2. vincenzo said

    Now yes we are! Great artist and great portraitist, William McGregor Paxton was an impressionist special, very interested in the effects of light, very well using the photographic technique, already used by the great Flemish painter of the seventeenth century, Johannes Vermeer, which Paxton was a fervent admirer.
    Among the paintings presented here (all very nice), considering the heat that suffocates Italy at this time, I like the group of Nausicaa, because, at least mentally refreshes me. However, I also say: Blessed is the shipwrecked Ulysses! He could not land in a better place!
    I find it extraordinarily beautiful “Girl With A Pink Rose”. What a beautiful look! And that manages to convey serenity!
    Thanks Suzay!

  3. Paxton was a great artist,much greater than his contemporaries but almost erased from the firmament of American XX century art by promoters of ugliness.The splendor of his color has no equal neither here nor in Europe.

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