Portrait of Lighthouse Keeper Roscoe Green Lopaus
A rare fox print found on page 145 of the Gibson book depicts a gray bearded man standing in the light house surrounded by the roaring sea and soaring seagulls. This print is “On The Alert” and is based on an oil painting produced by Fox in 1904. The original image that Fox used to create this painting is found in the November 5, 1904 publication “Outlook” and seen on the second page of the article “Signals of the Sea”. The photograph was taken by the author of the article, Arthur Hewitt and is titled “On The Lookout”. The author describes his visit to the Minot’s Ledge Lighthouse. Continue reading →
R. Atkinson Fox was a prolific artist painting many subjects ranging from animals, deco ladies, gardens, cottages, hunting and fishing, rural landscapes, rugged mountains and waterfalls, and portraits of historical figures. Name it, and Fox probably painted it. Continue reading →
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Fox signed and unsigned “maybes” are in-house terms used by Fox collectors. What is this all about? Continue reading →
The 2014 Convention has been decided. The location, Portland, Oregon, July 8-10 just before the large Palmer Wif’s antique show. More information will be available in December. It’s not too early to begin planning now..