George Loftus NoyesAmerican, 1864-1954
George Loftus Noyes studied at the Massachusetts Normal School with George Bartlett in the early 1880s, not surprisingly heading for France and studying at the Academie Colarossi in Paris from 1890-93. There he worked under Ernest Courtois, LeBlanc, the great landscape painter Paul Louis Delance and under the guidance of the master craftsman, Jean Andre Rixens.
It was Rixens who was to influence him to a huge degree, giving him mastery and the vision to record with clear luminosity which is so evidebnt in his paintings. Under their great guidance and tutoring, Noyes was to become a competent and notable Impressionist. Later a member of the Boston Art Club, the Boston Society of Watercolor Painters, the Guild of Boston Artists, the North Shore Art Association and a charter member of the National Society of American Artists. He won awards at both the
Noyes taught the great American artist Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945). Noyes had permanent studios in