Lake Como, Italian Alps, Hezekiah A. Dyer, c. 1920


Watercolor & Gouache painting measures 11.5″ x 15.5″ image size

Painting has a Doll & Richards label on the reverse; Painting is signed in the lower left corner

Original frame has some repaint-fair to good condition, measures 16.5″ x 20.5″

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Hezekiah Anthony Dyer (1872-1943) was an American artist who was born in Rhode Island. He is known for his paintings of New England and also of Europe.  He worked in oil and watercolor, but he is best known for his gouache paintings.  His mountain scenes from Switzerland and Lake Como, Italy are particularly well-known.

Hezekiah Anthony Dyer (1872-1943) is best known as a landscape painter and lecturer. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island on October 23, 1872 and studied in both Holland and France. Dyer was an active member of the Providence (Rhode Island) Art Club; Providence (Rhode Island) Watercolor Club; Boston Society of Water Color Painters; American Federation of Arts; and the Newport Art Association.

Examples of his work include, “The Road that Leads them Home”, a watercolor, in the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; “Marine”, at the Providence (Rhode Island) Art Club; “The Jungfrau”, a watercolor, in the permanent collection Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island. In April 1897 he exhibited a watercolor “Meadow Banks”, at the Boston Art Club.