Sat, Dec 17, 2016 10:00AM EST - Sun, Dec 18, 2016 10:00AM EST
Julien Binford (American, 1909-1997) labeled verso; measures approximately 20" x 18" with gilded frame and has a sight image of approximately 10-1/4" x 7-7/8"; in good overall condition. Julien Binford was an American painter. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and then in France. Settling in Powhatan County, Virginia, he was known for his paintings of the rural population of his neighborhood as well as for his murals. During World War II (1944)they lived in New York and painted views of the port during the war. These paintings (4 full pages in color) were featured in LIFE magazine. In 1946 he was appointed professor of painting at Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he worked until his retirement in 1971.