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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Georgian Doorway
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Georgian Doorway

acrylic on panel
12" x 12" painting
21" x 21" framed

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Egg Rock with Egg
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Egg Rock with Egg

acrylic on panel
8" x 8" painting
16" x 16" 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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The Pacific Club of Nantucket
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

The Pacific Club of Nantucket

acrylic on panel
10" x 18" painting
18" x 26" framed

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Plum Island Coast Guard Station
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Plum Island Coast Guard Station

acrylic on panel
10" x 20" painting
17" x 27" framed

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Charleston Facade
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Charleston Facade

acrylic on panel
20" x 22" painting
28" x 30" framed

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Old Salt Hay Barn
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Old Salt Hay Barn

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

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Light as a Feather
Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary

Light as a Feather

acrylic on panel
6" x 10"

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