July 20, 2013
Neil Welliver - Diane with Soap [1967] on Flickr.Neil Gavin Welliver (Millville, Pennsylvania - July 22, 1929 - Belfast, Maine, April 5, 2005) was an American-born modern artist, best known for his large-scale landscape paintings inspired by the deep woods near his home in Maine. His personal life was marked by tragedy; in 1975 he lost his home, studio, and all the art therein to a fire. In 1976 a daughter died, followed soon thereafter by the death of his second wife. In 1991 his son Eli was killed, and a second son, Silas, also died.
[Oil on canvas, 48 x 48 inches]

Neil Welliver - Diane with Soap [1967] on Flickr.

Neil Gavin Welliver (Millville, Pennsylvania - July 22, 1929 - Belfast, Maine, April 5, 2005) was an American-born modern artist, best known for his large-scale landscape paintings inspired by the deep woods near his home in Maine. His personal life was marked by tragedy; in 1975 he lost his home, studio, and all the art therein to a fire. In 1976 a daughter died, followed soon thereafter by the death of his second wife. In 1991 his son Eli was killed, and a second son, Silas, also died.

[Oil on canvas, 48 x 48 inches]

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