Daniel Garber

Daniel Garber

(American, 1880 - 1958)

For American Impressionist Daniel Garber, the rural Indiana landscape of his youth proved anything but a muse. After completing art school in Cincinnati just before the turn of the century, Garber moved to Philadelphia, where he enrolled in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Garber and his family settled north of Philadelphia in Bucks County—specifically New Hope, Pennsylvania, where so many of his Impressionist peers were establishing their homes and studios. It was this verdant and idyllic landscape that would remain his inspiration and subject for the remainder of his career.

After completing art school in Cincinnati just before the turn of the century, Garber moved to Philadelphia, where he enrolled in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Garber and his family settled north of Philadelphia in Bucks County—specifically New Hope, Pennsylvania, where so many of his Impressionist peers were establishing their homes and studios. It was this verdant and idyllic landscape that would remain his inspiration and subject for the remainder of his career.

Auction Results

As Philadelphia’s auction house, Freeman’s holds pride of place in presenting the works of the New Hope School of painters, particularly Daniel Garber and peers including Fern Isabel Coppedge and George Sotter. Freeman’s recent successes in selling works by Garber highlight both Freeman’s strengths in auctioning Pennsylvania Impressionist material and ongoing market demand for Garber paintings. His Old Farm in the Hills achieved a remarkable $461,000 in ; The Last of Winter likewise exceeded its pre-sale estimate to sell for $430,000 in , and the sale of Uplands – November achieved $413,000.

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Daniel Garber was born in rurual North Manchester Indiana, but he is nevertheless considered a Pennsylvania Impressionist, as New Hope is where his career flourished.

Daniel Garber was born on and died on when he fell from a ladder in his studio.

Daniel Garber was an American artist and one of the foremost impressionists of the New Hope School in Pennsylvania.

Daniel Garber was part of the Impressionist movement, and he followed its philosophy of painting en plein air, i.e. directly in the outdoor environment he was painting. 

Daniel Garber studied first at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and then at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He completed his art education in Europe before settling in Cuttalossa, Pennsylvania as part of the New Hope Art School. 

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