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John E. Costigan (American, 1888 - 1972)

The Bathers

The Bathers

c. 1963
oil on canvas
30 x 37 in.

Purchased with funds from the Mae W. Schultz Charitable Lead Trust, AP.2011.2.1

John Costigan was a self-taught painter best known for his scenes of pastoral, rural life. Early in his career he designed posters for theatre companies and films and continued to work as an illustrator throughout his artistic career. He and his wife moved to a community outside New York City in 1919, and many of his works after this time period use his extensive family of five children and multiple grandchildren as models. 

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Permanent Art Location: 
American
Permanent Art Life Span: 
1888 - 1972
Catalog Number: 
AP.2011.2.1
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John E.
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Costigan
Permanent Image: 
Add "c."?: 
Yes
Permanent Year: 
1963
Permanent Period: 
20th and 21st Century European and American Art
Permanent Material: 
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Permanent Gift: 
Purchased with funds from the Mae W. Schultz Charitable Lead Trust
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John Costigan was a self-taught painter best known for his scenes of pastoral, rural life. Early in his career he designed posters for theatre companies and films and continued to work as an illustrator throughout his artistic career. He and his wife moved to a community outside New York City in 1919, and many of his works after this time period use his extensive family of five children and multiple grandchildren as models. 

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Add "c."?: 
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1963
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20th and 21st Century European and American Art
Permanent Material: 
oil on canvas<br />30 x 37 in.

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