1 of 8 images

Alfred Wands
Colorado River


Mountain Landscape in autumn by Colorado artist, Alfred Wands. Framed dimensions measure 30 ½ x 35 ½ x 1 ¾ inches. Image size is 25 ¼ x 30 inches. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Alfred James Wands graduated from the Cleveland School of Art with honors. Following that, he spent six months in Paris studying at the Academie Julian. In the late 1920’s, Wands returned to Ohio to teach painting at the Cleveland School of Art and the Cleveland Museum of Art. In 1930, Wands moved to Denver to direct the art program at Colorado Women’s College. He remained at the Women’s College for the next 17 years. During his time in Denver, Wands frequently traveled to Taos, New Mexico. He and his family spent eleven summers there between 1930 and 1940. By 1943, he had become the Camp Artist at the YMCA of the Rockies, where he taught summer art classes. He later became the Chairman of their Religious Programs and Adult Advisory Committees. By 1947, he quit his teaching position at the Colorado Woman's College to devote full time to his painting. By 1955, Wands opened his own studio and gallery in Estes Park, Colorado. Known as the "Dean of Colorado Landscape Painters", he served three times as the President of the Denver Artists Guild. He was the Chairman of the Denver Art Commission for 16 years. Wands was a long-time member of the Denver Artists Guild and the Denver Art Commission. He was also a member of the Cleveland Society of Artists, Ohio Watercolor Society, and Chicago Galleries Association. © David Cook Galleries


  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
  • Dimensions

    H 30.5 in. x W 35.5 in. x D 1.75 in.

    H 77.47 cm x W 90.17 cm x D 4.45 cm

  • Gallery location
    Denver, CO
  • Reference number
  • Seller reference number
    DCG 22561

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Shipping

    Global Shipping Available

    View details
  • Return Policy

    This item can be returned within 7 days of delivery.

    View details
  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
1stdibs seller since 2013
Typical response time: 10 hrs
Located in Denver, CO
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Fall at Glenwood Springs (Colorado)
Alfred Wands
Oil, Canvas
Framed dimensions measure 30 ½ x 35 ½ x 2 inches. Image size is 25 ¼ x 29 ¾ inches. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Alfred Wands graduated from the Cleveland School of Art with honors. Fo...
Spanish Peaks (Southern Colorado Landscape)
Bruce Buck (b.1938)
Oil, Canvas
A oil on canvas Landscape painting depicting the Spanish Peaks on the eastern flank of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range in southern Colorado. Presented in a custom frame, outer d...
Summer - San Juans (Colorado)
James Emery Greer
Oil, Canvas
Landscape Painting of the San Juan mountains in Southern Colorado. Oil on canvas. Presented in a vintage frame, outer dimensions measure 27 ½ x 34 ½ x 1 ½ inches. Image size is 23 ½...
Untitled (Adobes, New Mexico)
Carl Redin
Oil, Canvas
Presented in a custom frame, outer dimensions measure 21 ½ x 25 ½ x 1 ½ inches. Image size is 15 ½ x 19 ½ inches. Carl Adolph Hjalmer Persson Redin, a native of Sweden, immigrated t...
You May Also Like
Taos Church
Alfred Wands
Canvas, Oil
Exhibited at the Denver Art Museum, Fortieth Annual Exhibition, 1934, Item 51. Provenance: Denver Art Museum, Christie's Auction, September 16, 1995, lot 54.
Gathering Blossoms
Louise Noack Gray
Canvas, Oil
Gorgeous oil painting of girl gathering apple blossoms by California artist Louise Noack Gray (American, 1909-2000), 1986. Signed and dated lower left and on verso. Presented in rust...
Aptos Village Apple Shed and Market 1961
Jon Blanchette
Canvas, Oil, Cardboard
Aptos Village Apple Shed and Market in Aptos by listed California artist Jon Blanchette (American, 1908-1987). Blanchette was born in Somerset, England and moved to Battle Creek, Mic...
Desert Rider, Arizona
Mike Wright
Canvas, Oil
Wonderful, vibrant desert landscape by Mike Wright (American, b. 1959.), 2016. Signed lower right corner. Unframed. Image size: 30"H x 48"W. Mike Wright, born in 1959 in ...
Two Girls on the Beach
Gladys Hart
Canvas, Oil
"Two Girls on the Beach" by Santa Cruz, California artist Gladys Hart (American, 1933-2017). Signed "Hart" lower right. Titled, signed and dated on verso. Presented in a rustic giltw...
Sackett's Calvary Charge of the 9th New York Vo...
American School (19)
Canvas, Oil
Late 19th century painting of the battle of Trevilians Station and of the wounding of Colonel Sackett June 11, 1864. Oil on canvas in giltwood frame. Signed or notated indistinctly ...
Indian Camp
Helen Adelia Jordan
Canvas, Oil, Cardboard
Peaceful oil painting of an Indian Camp at dusk by Helen Adelia Jordan. Signed "H. Jordan" lower left. Displayed in a painted and giltwood frame. Image, 11.5"H x 8.5&q...
In the Artists Garden
Patricia Emrich Gillfillan
Canvas, Oil
Scene of a woman in a summer dress relaxing in a garden by Patricia E. Gillfillan (American, 1924-2016). She was a Carmel and San Luis Obispo, California area artist. From a collecti...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries