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Mitchell Jamieson, American 1915-1976

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SUSQUEHANNA Antique Company, Inc.
608 Cameron St
Old Town Alexandria, Va 22314
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Mitchell Jamieson, American 1915-1976

Watercolor on paper, framed 21" x 30" and 14" x 22.5" image size. Signed lower left. This biography from the Archives of AskART: Known for his watercolors, Mitchell Jamieson was a combat artist as well as a fine-art painter, magazine illustrator, graphic artist and teacher. He was born in Kensington, Maryland and had studios in Alexandria, Virginia, from where he was active in Washington DC, and in New York City. Jamieson attended the Abbot School of Fine and Commercial Arts and the Corcoran Art School in Washington DC and in 1942, became a Combat Artist for the United States Navy. He depicted Naval operations in North Africa and the South Pacific and earned the Bronze Medal for his work. He had a Guggenheim Fellowship two times and also received an award of merit from the American Academy of Art and Letters. He contributed paintings to "Life Magazine" and from 1949 to 1951, chaired the Painting Department at the Cornish School in Seattle, Washington. From 1952 to 1955, he taught at the Madeira School in Greenway, Virginia; and from 1952 to 1953 and 1956 to 1957 at the Norton Gallery and Art School. See for related watercolors and pricing.

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