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John Whorf  American  1903 -1959
Born: Boston, Massachusetts United States 
Died: Provincetown Massachusetts United States 
Studied: St. Botolph Studio, Boston 1917
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1917
Cape Cod School of Art, Provincetown 
Academie Colarossi, Paris 
Instructors: Sherman Kidd 
Philip Leslie Hale 
William James 
Charles Webster Hawthorne 
Exhibited: Whorf One-Man Show, Grace Horne Gallery, Boston 1924
Examples of Work: Art Institute of Chicago 
Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC 
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Massachusetts 
Pitti Palace, Florence, Italy 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Realism
Subjects Known For: City Scene
Human Form
Memberships: American Watercolor Society 
Provincetown Art Association 
National Academy of Design ANA 1944; NA 1947
Teaching Positions: Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
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One of the most accomplished and esteemed watercolorists of the first half of the twentieth century, John Whorf created realist depictions of urban and rural imagery, working in a luminous painterly style often compared wi... (More)

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