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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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
Weighing In, Soulard Market
Horizontal scene of a woman in a pink hat shopping, and a merchang weighing produce on a scale at Soulard Market., Signed lower right: James Godwin Scott 1985, titled on reverse
Haying, Connemara
Landscape of a white cottage, body of water, and a man bailing hay., Signed bottom left: James Godwin Scott
Maeystown, Spring
Horizontal landscape of a village behind a line of trees., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Pushing Under MacArthur Bridge
White boat under bridge., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott
Grand Marais
Horizontal landscape of a fisherman on the lake coast, and the lighthouse in Grand Marais, Michigan., 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
Towboat Wave
Seascape painting of a towboat wave., Signed lower right: James Godwin Scott
The Old One
Horizontal landscape of a large tree on the bank of a stream with a green, blue, and purple background., Signed lower right: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Havasu Creek
Landscape of a creek running through a canyon with a cloudy sky.
White River Sketch
Two men fishing in a boat., Signed lower right: White River Sketch June '69 Love, Jim
Loading Raft, Colorado River Grand Canyon
Three men loading a raft on the Colorado River., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott
Landscape of trees and water
Landscape of trees looking onto a body of water., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott
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
Autumn Stream
Horizontal Autumn lanscape of a stream flowing through a forest., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse
Unloading Logs, Vicksburg
Horizontal river scene of logs being unloaded with a blue sky in the background., Signed lower left: James Godwin Scott; Titled on reverse

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