Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

American (b. 1937)

Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Elizabeth Leary is a Classical Realist painter whose work places great emphasis on precise drawing over which color is layered in sublime monochromatic washes. This austerity and clarity of vision lend an aura of poetry to her still lifes and architectural painting.

An honors graduate in fine art from Skidmore College, she began her artistic career with Walter Gropius working at The Architects Collaborative in Cambridge, Massachusetts as well as doing illustrations at the Harvard College Observatory.

Since 1965 she has had over thirty one-person shows and was chosen for the prestigious Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Show in New York, and the Artists of America Exhibition in Denver.

Leary is an award-winning artist and has been featured in numerous publications including Fine Art Connoisseur, American Art Collector and Artist Magazine. Her paintings hang in esteemed collections, both private and public, in the United States and Europe.  She lives and has a studio on her farm in Byfield, Massachusetts

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Herb Farm, Sabbath Day
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Herb Farm, Sabbath Day

acrylic on panel
10" x 20"
19" x 28.5"

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Shaker Linen
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Shaker Linen

acrylic on panel
12" x 12"

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To the Garden
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

To the Garden

acrylic on panel
8" x 10" painting
14" x 16" framed

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In the Manor House Garden
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

In the Manor House Garden

acrylic on panel
9" x 8" painting
13.5" x 12.5" framed

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Tea Time in the Folly
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Tea Time in the Folly

acrylic on panel
12" x 12" painting
15" x 15" framed

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Clock Tower in the Mist
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Clock Tower in the Mist

acrylic on panel
15" x 15" painting
19" x 19" framed

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Off Season - Isles of Shoals
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Off Season - Isles of Shoals

acrylic on panel
11" x 20" painting
17" x 26" framed

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Island Cottage, April
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Island Cottage, April

acrylic on panel
8" x 8" painting
11" x 11" framed

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Island Cottage, Early Spring
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Island Cottage, Early Spring

acrylic on panel
8" x 10" painting
11" x 13" framed

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