Carroll Sargent Tyson, American (1877-1956).
Carroll Tyson was a long-time resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who also worked out of a studio
in Northeast Harbor, Maine. He studied at (PAFA)the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and with William
Merritt Chase, Thomas Anshutz, and Cecilia Beaux. He also studied in Germany with Carl Marr. Tyson was
a member of National Academy of Design, the Philadelphia Art Club, and the Society of Independent Artists.
Tyson exhibited annually at PAFA, winning a medal in 1915. This painting was executed in 1934 and was
exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1935, under the title, "Maine Landscape". Carroll Tyson
was also a frequent exhibitor at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington D.C., the Society of Independent
Artists, the Philadelphia Art Club, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Whitney Musuem of American Art.
Tyson's paintings are included in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Philadelphia
Art Club, and Pennsylvania State College. A spectacular painting of Somes Sound hangs over the fireplace
at the historic Claremont Hotel in Southwest Harbor.
"Bass River, Bernard, Maine"
Signed Carroll Tyson 1934 lower right.
Exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1935
Oil on canvas. 30" x 36"