Harold Haydon: Modern Landscapes


November 6th - November 27th, 2020

Harold Emerson Haydon was born in 1909 in Fort William, Ontario, Canada. He came to Chicago with his family in 1917 and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1941. Haydon attended the University of Chicago Lab School and the University of Chicago, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Philosophy. He also studied at the Art Institute of Chicago in the early 1930s. Haydon became a Professor of Art at the University of Chicago from 1944-1975 and later taught as an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1975-1981. From 1975-1982, Haydon also taught as an Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts at Indiana University. He is recognized for his vibrant, painterly landscapes of New England and Canada, as well as his dynamic city views of Chicago and its lakefront.

Harold Haydon served as the longtime art critic of the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper from 1963-1985. He died in Chicago in 1994.

  • Haydon 8843
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Vermont Haystacks), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed Harold Haydon, lower left; dated and inscribed #22 PC VT 1940 on reverse.

    #8843
  • Haydon 9110
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Autumn Landscape), 1952
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 29-VII-52, lower left.

    #9110
  • Haydon 9521
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Spring Landscape, Vermont), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Inscribed and dated #9 PC VT 1940, on reverse.

    #9521
  • Haydon 9522
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Autumn Landscape, Vermont), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9522
  • Haydon 8778
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Lake and Inlet), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 25 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8778
  • Haydon 8785 ur
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Autumn Landscape, Island and Lake), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 27 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8785
  • Haydon 9519 ur
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Vermont Landscape), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 16 inches

    Inscribed and dated #25 PC VT 1940, on reverse.

    #9519
  • Haydon 9108 ur alt
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Birch Trees), ca. 1940s
    Oil on canvas
    16 1/4 x 20 1/4 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9108
    SOLD
  • Haydon 8772
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Birch Grove, ca. 1947
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed Harold Haydon and titled on reverse.

    #8772
  • Haydon 8842
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Hillside in Vermont, 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed Harold Haydon, lower left; dated and inscribed #3 PC VT 1940 on reverse.

    #8842
  • Haydon 8758
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Sea of Mist, Vermont, 1948
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 14-VIII-48, lower left; titled on reverse.

    #8758
  • Haydon 6202
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Vermont, September 24, Blue Sky), 1947
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Dated 24-IX-47, upper right.

    #6202
  • Haydon 9057
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Vermont Landscape with Burning Bush), ca. 1940
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9057
  • Haydon 6186
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Stormy Weather, Island lake, 1931
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1931, lower left; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #6186
  • Haydon 9523 ur
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Waterway), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9523
  • Haydon 9525
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Mountain Hillside, Vermont), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9525
  • Haydon 9524
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Flowing Water), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9524
  • Haydon 9116
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Mountain Hillside), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 25 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9116
  • Haydon 8764
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Rock Path), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8764
  • Haydon 8755
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Cleft Rocks, Whitefish Falls, 1941
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1941, upper right; titled on reverse.

    #8755
    SOLD
  • Haydon 8768
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Landscape- Foot Hills), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8768
  • Haydon 8775
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Landscape, Mountain Path), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8775
  • Haydon 8773
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Summer Picnic), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Dated and inscribed #6 PC VT 1940, on reverse

    #8773
  • Haydon 9529
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Man Sketching at Campsite), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Inscribed and dated PC VT #19 1940, on reverse.

    #9529
  • Haydon 9530
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Seated Man Overlooking Hills), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Inscribed and dated #24 PC VT 1940, on reverse.

    #9530
  • Haydon 8780
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Hill Behind the House), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Inscribed and dated #2 PC VT 1940, on reverse

    #8780
  • Haydon 9111
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Tree), 1950
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1-VII-50, lower right.

    #9111
  • Haydon 9518
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (Reflection), 1943
    Oil on canvas
    15 x 20 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon Aug. 1943, lower right.

    #9518
  • Haydon 8781
    Harold Haydon
    American, 1909 - 1994
    Untitled (The White Horse), 1941
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 17-VIII-41, center right.

    #8781

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