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John Whorf

Biographical statement for John Whorf (1903-1959, submitted by Amy Whorf McGuiggan, granddaughter of John Whorf.
Having been asked for many years by collectors of John Whorf's paintings why there was no definitive resource, the ten-year effort by family members of artist John Whorf to gather family memorabilia, art reviews and clippings, and to locate Whorf's work in private collections nationwide has culminated in the recently published book, John Whorf Rediscovered, available from AFA Publishing. With its detailed, accurate biography, family photographs, and more than 100 examples of Whorf's work - many of the paintings not seen publicly in seventy years - the coffee table-style book has become the definitive  ...  Displaying 750 of 20180 characters.

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Siesta (Self Portrait)

About  John Whorf

Born:  1903 - Winthrop, Massachusetts
Died:   1959 - Provincetown, Massachusetts
Known for:  street-landscape, marine and figure painting