Bayou Landscape

Alexander John Drysdale

Alexander John Drysdale (1934) was born in Marietta, GA. His first art lessons were at the Art Union in New Orleans.  Drysdale is known for his impressionistic bayou landscapes painted in watercolor or in oil thinned with kerosene. His paintings exhibited tonalist colors and atmospheric effects. Drysdale won a gold medal from the New Orleans Art Association in 1909, and his work is in several permanent collections including the Morris Museum of Art in Georgia and several in Louisiana.

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