Joseph William Arcier

Joseph William Arcier (American) 1909 – 1973
Haystacks, signed/dated 1948 verso,
19 3/8″ x 25.25″ unframed.

Hillside landscape with wheatfield and farmhouse.
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Cutting Firewood, watercolor, signed,
21 5/8″ x 29 5/8″ unframed

Man sawing log in a snowy landscape.
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Estimate: $200 each. Offers invited.

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Both watercolors are in excellent condition.

The artist was born in Berkeley, CA and graduated with an M.B.A. degree from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He was a retired vice president of Craig-Craely Clothing Manufacturing and lived in New Canaan, CT at the time of his death.

Arcier studied art with Herb Olson and began his professional art career in the 1950s. Artistic success enabled his early retirement from Craig-Craely in 1966.

He was a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts in London and a member of the Salmagundi Club, American Watercolor Society, CT Watercolor Society, and the Silvermine Guild of Artists.

Joseph Arcier’s exhibitions and awards included AWS, 1953-1954 (Zabriskie Purchase Award), 1955-1956 ( D. H. Tribble award), 1957,1958; All. A. Am., 1953-1955 (Bainbridge Award), 1956, 1958; New Jersey WC Soc., 1953-1958; Conn. WC Soc., 1955-1958; SC, 1953-1958; Silvermine Gld. A., 1955-1958; SC, 1956 (Howard Maeder Award).

Also my this artist:

Children in Street Painting Original Art (c. 1950s). – Watercolor and gouache
#4 Stowe VT. 1956 – Watercolor

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