FRANK C. MATHEWSON1862-1941
Frank Convers Mathewson was born in Barrington, Rhode Island in 1862. He studied in Paris at the Académie Julian with Jean Paul Laurens, and at the National School of Decorative Art. He also studied painting in Italy with Frank Vincent DuMond. He had a studio for a time in Munich, which he shared with Stacy Tolman, and painted for many years in New York City. Mathewson is known for his landscapes, florals, and marine paintings.
Mathewson was a member of the New York Watercolor Club, the Providence Art Club, the Providence Watercolor Club, the American Watercolor Society, the South County Art Association, and the North Shore Art Association. His work was exhibited nationally at the Boston Art Club, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Art Institute of Chicago, and abroad, in Paris and in Turin, Italy, and is also represented in the collections of the Rhode Island School of Design, the Providence Art Club, the University Club,(Providence), the Boston Art Club, and the South County Rhode Island Art Association. Mathewson died in 1941.