M-289 James Godwin Scott Collection

The James Godwin Scott Collection documents this nationally known artist's years in St. Louis through his watercolor paintings of life along the Mississippi River - both urban and rural - and other scenes of the city's development. Accompanying the paintings are letters, clippings, sketchbooks and other paper ephemera related to the artist's career. Currently, the paintings are digitized.
St. Louis Mercantile Library Art Museum

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Abstract Canyon
Horizontal abstract of canyons in reds, yellows, blues, and greens.
Approaching Jefferson City on MV Melinda B
Vertical riverscape view from a barge with a city in the distance., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Autumn Stream
Horizontal Autumn lanscape of a stream flowing through a forest., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Bermuda Boat Dock
Large red boat and two small white boats at the boat docks in Bermuda., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott Bermuda
Bermuda Coastal Scene
Boats and buildings on the coast of Bermuda., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott Bermuda 1983
Big River (Bonne Terre, MO.)
Horizontal landscape of trees hanging over a river in yellows, greens, blues, and browns., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Dawn, Near Carondolet
White boats on the river., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott
Dock, Blue Rocks, NR Lunenburg
Horizontal scene of a dock and boat on a body of water with rocks and trees in the background., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled and dated on reverse
Fishing Boats and Dock
Landscape of boats on the water near a dock with houses, mountains, and a cloudy sky., Signed lower right: James Godwin Scott
Fog Lifting Underway - Chester, IL
Horizontal riverscape with boats, buildings, and fog., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Golden Trees
Horizontal Autumn landscape in browns, yellows, and greens., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Gram. (Augusta Oestereich)
Portrait of an elderly woman in a blue sweater on a brown background., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott 1966. Reverse has a note that this is a portrait of Ted's (Scott's partner) grandmother from France
Grand Marais
Horizontal landscape of a fisherman on the lake coast, and the lighthouse in Grand Marais, Michigan., Titled on reverse
Havasu Creek
Landscape of a creek running through a canyon with a cloudy sky.
Haying, Connemara
Landscape of a white cottage, body of water, and a man bailing hay., Signed bottom left: James Godwin Scott
High Water, St. Louis Fuel
Horizontal scene of St. Louis Fuel and boats on the river with a bridge in the background., Signed lower right: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Homestead, Harshaw, AZ
Horizontal landscape with trees, a house, and a cloudy sky., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Kimmswick, MO
Horizontal scene of a white house and a red shed with a white picket fence and trees., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Landscape of trees and water
Landscape of trees looking onto a body of water., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott
Larue, AR Post Office
Horizontal scene of an old post office and gas station in Larue, Arkansas., Signed lower right: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Loading Raft, Colorado River Grand Canyon
Three men loading a raft on the Colorado River., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott
Lunenburg: Study in Red
Horizontal village scene with a figure in an alley surrounded by red buildings., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Maeystown, Spring
Horizontal landscape of a village behind a line of trees., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Martha's Vinyard Lighthouse
Horizontal scene of a white home and a lighthouse on the coast with the ocean in the distance and a cloudy sky., Signed lower right: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Marula, Bermuda
Horizontal scene of a white and red ship named Marula., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Men in Boat
Three men fishing in a boat.
Men in Red Boat
Two men in a red boat titled Breege Dingle., Signed lower right: James Godwin Scott
Monterey
Horizontal scene of the buildings, piers, and boats on the Monterey coast., Titled on reverse

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