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Arthur Quartley, N.A.

Arthur Quartley, N.A.
On Naragansett Bay, 22" x 36"
Born in Paris, France. Spent childhood in France and England. After his mother’s death, he and his father settled in Peekskill, NY around 1851. Began career as engraver in Peekskill; then as a sign painter in NYC; and in decorator firm of Emmart & Quartley, Batimore, 1862-75. 1875, moved to NYC and opened studio. Spent summers on Isle of Shoals off coast of New Hampshire. Visited Europe. Known for marine paintings.

Studied: with his father Frederick W. Quartley.

Member: ANA 1879; NA 1886.

Exhibited: NAD; Brooklyn AA, 1875-86.

In the collection of: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art; Yale University Art Gallery; Peabody Essex Museum of Art; Francine Clark Art Institute; Brooklyn Museum of Art; New York Historical Society; National Academy of Design; Milwaukee Art Museum; and Baltimore Museum of Art.


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