Harold Haydon

American, 1909 - 1994


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 8793
    Untitled (Seated Man in Studio), 1933
    Oil on canvas
    40 x 30 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse

    #8793
  • Haydon 9128
    Untitled (Beach Scene), ca. 1950
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 21 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse

    #9128
  • Haydon 9136
    Untitled (Leg on Beach), ca. 1950
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse

    #9136
  • Haydon 8792
    Untitled (Beach Games), ca. 1950
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse

    #8792
  • Haydon 8746
    Untitled (Rooftop), 1931
    Oil on canvas
    17 x 21 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1931, lower right.

    #8746
  • Haydon 9131
    Untitled (Rock and Lake Shore), ca. 1930
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 36 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse

    #9131
  • Haydon 8842
    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 9521
    Untitled (Spring Landscape, Vermont), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

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

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

    Estate stamped on reverse.

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

    Estate stamped on reverse.

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

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8785
  • Haydon 9057
    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 8941
    Marshfield Pond (Vermont Landscape), 1950
    Oil on canvas board
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 13-VII-50, lower right; titled on reverse.

    #8941
    SOLD
  • Haydon 8765
    Untitled (Still Life), 1931
    Oil on canvas
    17 x 21 inches

    Signed Haydon and inscribed Poole on reverse

    #8765
  • Haydon 9083
    Untitled (Still Life with Pitcher and Squash), ca. 1931
    Oil on canvas board
    15 x 18 inches

    Signed Haydon and inscribed Poole on reverse

    #9083
  • Haydon 8776
    Untitled (Broken Flower Pot), 1931
    Oil on canvas, in hand-painted period frame
    17 x 21 inches

    Signed Haydon and inscribed Poole, on reverse

    #8776
  • Haydon 8784
    Untitled (Still Life with Bottle), 1931
    Oil on canvas, in House of Heydenryk Frame
    20 x 16 inches

    Signed Haydon and inscribed Poole, on reverse

    #8784
  • Haydon 6200
    Untitled (Two Hills), 1933
    Oil on board
    10 x 13 3/4 inches

    Signed with initials and dated H.H. 1933, lower left.

    #6200
  • Haydon 9076
    Untitled (Vermont Landscape), ca. 1940
    Oil on panel
    9 x 12 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9076
  • Haydon 9078
    Birches and Spruce, ca. 1940
    Oil on panel
    8 x 12 inches

    Signed Harold Haydon and titled on reverse.

    #9078
    SOLD
  • Haydon 6186
    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 6226
    Untitled (Lake & Autumn Hills), 1931
    Oil on paper
    9 x 12 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1931, lower right.

    #6226
  • Haydon 6225
    Untitled (Lake & Two Hills), 1931
    Oil on paper
    9 1/4 x 12 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1931, lower right.

    #6225
  • Haydon 6224
    Untitled (Two Hills, Blue Sky), 1931
    Oil on paper
    9 x 12 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1931, lower left.

    #6224
  • Haydon 6187
    Burnt Island, Island Lake, 1931
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

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

    #6187
  • Haydon 6228
    Untitled (Lake & Small Islands), 1931
    Oil on paper
    9 x 12 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1931, lower right.

    #6228
  • Haydon 8930
    Burnt Hillside, 1931
    Oil on board
    6 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1931, upper right;
    Signed, dated and titled on reverse

    #8930
  • Haydon 8931
    Untitled (Northern Lake- Shoreline), 1931
    Oil on board
    8 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches

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

    #8931
  • Haydon 6189
    Untitled (Silhouette of Tree), 1930
    Oil on board
    10 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1930, lower left.

    #6189
  • Haydon 6192
    Untitled (Mirrored Reflection), 1930
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #6192
  • Haydon 6193
    Moss Covered Log, 1930
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1930, lower right.

    #6193
  • Haydon 6176
    Island Lake, 1930
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1930, lower left; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #6176
  • Haydon 8928 ur
    Untitled (Landscape- Rock & Lake Shore), 1931
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

    Signed H.E. Haydon, on reverse.

    #8928
  • Haydon 8927
    Untitled (Shoreline Landscape), 1931
    Oil on board
    6 1/2 x 10 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1931, lower left.

    #8927
  • Haydon 9065
    Untitled (Trees and Lake), ca. 1940
    Oil on board
    8 3/4 x 12 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse

    #9065
  • Haydon 9062
    Canoe Lake, 1931
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

    Signed, dated Harold Haydon 1931 (twice), lower right;
    Signed, dated, titled on reverse

    #9062
  • Haydon 6177
    View from Ahmek Tower, 1930
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches

    Signed, dated Harold Haydon 1930, lower left;
    Signed, titled and dated on reverse

    #6177
  • Haydon 8758
    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
    Untitled (Vermont, September 24, Blue Sky), 1947
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Dated 24-IX-47, upper right.

    #6202
  • Haydon 8781
    Untitled (The White Horse), 1941
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

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

    #8781
  • Haydon 9111
    Untitled (Tree), 1950
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

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

    #9111
  • Haydon 9518
    Untitled (Reflection), 1943
    Oil on canvas
    15 x 20 inches

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

    #9518
  • Haydon 9519 ur
    Untitled (Vermont Landscape), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 16 inches

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

    #9519
  • Haydon 8772
    Birch Grove, ca. 1947
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed Harold Haydon and titled on reverse.

    #8772
  • Haydon 9523 ur
    Untitled (Waterway), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9523
  • Haydon 9116
    Untitled (Mountain Hillside), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 25 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9116
  • Haydon 9524
    Untitled (Flowing Water), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9524
  • Haydon 9525
    Untitled (Mountain Hillside, Vermont), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9525
  • Haydon 8775
    Untitled (Landscape, Mountain Path), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8775
  • Haydon 8768
    Untitled (Landscape- Foot Hills), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8768
  • Haydon 8764
    Untitled (Rock Path), ca. 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8764
  • Haydon 6204
    Untitled (View of Paris), ca. 1938
    Oil on canvas
    15 x 18 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #6204
  • Haydon 9495
    Seated Nude with Hand Mirror, 1952
    Oil on Masonite, in original frame
    23 1/2 x 29 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 18-IX-52, lower left; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #9495
  • Haydon 9074
    Untitled (The Red Robe), 1952
    Oil on Masonite, in original frame
    13 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 11-VIII-52 upper left.

    #9074
  • Haydon 9498
    Untitled (Woman and Chair), 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    20 x 16 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 27-VII-52, upper right.

    #9498
  • Haydon 9104
    Untitled (Nudes with Red Blanket), 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    20 x 16 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 27-VII-52, lower right.

    #9104
  • Haydon 9172
    Untitled (Three Nudes), 1949
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 3-IV-49, upper left.

    #9172
  • Haydon 8829
    Untitled (Nude in an Interior), 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    10 1/4 x 9 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 8-VII-52, upper right.

    #8829
  • Haydon 9031
    Untitled (Drinks Basket, Afternoon Cocktails), 1950
    Oil on paper
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated H. Haydon 9-IX-50, lower center.

    #9031
  • Haydon 8780
    Untitled (Hill Behind the House), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Inscribed and dated #2 PC VT 1940, on reverse

    #8780
  • Haydon 9529
    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
    Untitled (Seated Man Overlooking Hills), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

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

    #9530
  • Haydon 9638
    Mural Studies (Four Panels) Study for Pickering College Mural, Newmarket, Ontario, ca. 1934
    Oil on canvas
    53 1/4 x 19 3/4 inches
    #9638
  • Haydon 8840
    Window, 1982
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1-VIII-82, lower right; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8840
  • Haydon 9169
    Windows, 1950
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 30 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 22-VII-50, upper left; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #9169
  • Haydon 8833 ur
    Untitled (Mother and Child), 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    12 x 11 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 12-VII-52, upper right.

    #8833
  • Haydon 8740
    Strawberry, 1947
    Oil on board
    11 x 9 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 24-VII-47 lower left; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8740
  • Haydon 8739
    Tiger Lily, 1947
    Oil on board
    10 x 8 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 2-III-47 lower left; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8739
  • Haydon 9517 ur
    Untitled (Still Life with Lemons and Book), 1956
    Oil and graphite on canvas
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 10-VI-56 lower right

    #9517
  • Haydon 9531
    Untitled (Figure- Color Fields), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    21 x 17 inches

    Estate stamped and dated 8-III-40 on reverse.

    #9531
  • Haydon 9511
    Spring Freshet Running Under Snow, Calais, VT, 1956
    Oil on canvas board, in artist’s original frame
    12 x 9 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 2-V-56 lower left; signed, dated and titled on reverse.

    #9511
  • Haydon 8985
    Untitled (Palms), 1939
    Oil on paper
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated H. Haydon, Aug. 1939 on reverse.

    #8985
  • Haydon 9038 ur
    Untitled (Abstraction), 1950
    Oil on paper
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 9-IX-50 lower left.

    #9038
  • Haydon 9039 ur
    Untitled (Landscape), 1950
    Oil on paper
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 9-IX-50 lower right.

    #9039
  • Haydon 8566
    Untitled (Blue Abstration), 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    6 x 5 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 6-VII-1952, at corners.

    #8566
  • Haydon 9527
    Untitled (Abstraction), 1940
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 16 inches

    Dated March 2, 1940 on reverse

    #9527
  • Haydon 8832
    Untitled (Fire), 1951
    Oil on board
    14 x 10 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 10-VIII-51 lower right.

    #8832
  • Haydon 9071
    Untitled (Abstraction), 1957
    Oil on canvas board
    16 x 12 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 15-III-57 lower right; titled on reverse.

    #9071
  • Haydon 8945
    Sick Moon, 1950
    Oil on board
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 30-VII-50, lower right; titled on reverse.

    #8945
  • Haydon 8962
    Jet Sky Patterns, Calais, VT, 1956
    Oil on board
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 2-V-56 lower center; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #8962
  • Haydon 6184
    Signed with initials and dated EDK ‘30 lower right, 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    18 x 28 inches

    Signed Harold Haydon and dated, lower right.

    #6184
  • Haydon 8744 ur
    City Canyon, Spring, 1953
    Oil on Masonite
    20 x 16 inches

    Signed, dated Harold Haydon, 16-I-53, upper right; titled on reverse.

    #8744
  • Haydon 8742
    The Road to Tinley Park, Abstracted, 1953
    Oil on canvas board
    20 x 16 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 4-XX-53, lower right; titled on reverse.

    #8742
  • Haydon 8743
    Untitled (Street Scene), 1952
    Oil on canvas board
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 3-III-52, lower right.

    #8743
  • Haydon 8585
    Untitled (City Street), ca. 1956
    Oil on Masonite
    6 x 8 inches
    #8585
  • Haydon 8737
    Fuzzy Neon, 1950
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 2-VIII-50 lower center; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #8737
  • Haydon 9041 ur
    Doorways & Windows, 1951
    Oil on paper
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 9-VIII-51 upper left; titled on reverse.

    #9041
  • Haydon 9154 ur
    Moon Through Window, 1950
    Oil on paper
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 23-VII-50 lower center; titled on reverse.

    #9154
  • Haydon 6182
    New England Village, 1950
    Oil on Masonite
    16 x 19 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 27-VIII-50 upper left.

    #6182
  • Haydon 8580
    Untitled (Still Life with Stove Top), ca. 1930s
    Oil on board
    7 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8580
  • Haydon 8825
    Bread and Butter, 1953
    Oil on Masonite
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 8-VII-53 upper right; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8825
  • Haydon 8753
    Untitled (Still Life 2), 1961
    Oil on board
    12 x 9 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 30-VIII-61 upper right.

    #8753
  • Haydon 8751
    Cat on a Rag Rug, 1950
    Oil on board
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 10-VIII-50 upper right; titled on reverse.

    #8751
  • Haydon 8752 ur
    Catnap on the Serape, 1960
    Oil on canvas board, in original frame
    9 x 12 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 21-VIII-60 upper right; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #8752
  • Haydon 8852
    Gold Fish and Water Lilies, 1950
    Oil on board
    14 x 14 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 10-VIII-50 upper right; titled on reverse.

    #8852
  • Haydon 8986
    Ile de France (Shark), 1937
    Oil on paper
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated H. Haydon, Aug. 1937; titled on reverse.

    #8986
  • Haydon 9512
    Untitled (Swimmer), 1961
    Oil on canvas board
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 9-VIII-61 lower left.

    #9512
  • Haydon 8826
    The Roller Coaster, 1956
    Oil on Masonite
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 14-V-56 lower right; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #8826
  • Haydon 8592
    In Between, 1950
    Oil on board
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 25-VII-50 lower right; titled lower right and on reverse.

    #8592
  • Haydon 8569 ur
    Ile de France, 1939
    Oil on board, in original frame
    4 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches

    Signed, titled and dated H. Haydon, Aug. 1939 on reverse.

    #8569
  • Haydon 9494
    Untitled (Male Bathers at the Beach), 1961
    Oil on Masonite
    24 x 30 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 1-IX-61 lower left.

    #9494
  • Haydon 8822
    Untitled (Beach Scene), ca. 1940s
    Oil on board
    6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches
    #8822
  • Haydon 8823
    Untitled (Beach Scene), ca. 1940s
    Oil on board
    7 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches
    #8823
  • Haydon 8824
    Untitled (Beach Scene), ca. 1940s
    Oil on board
    7 3/4 x 10 inches
    #8824
  • Haydon 8933 ur
    Untitled (Beach Scene), ca. 1940s
    Oil on board
    6 1/2 x 9 inches
    #8933
  • Haydon 8593 ur
    Summertime, Vermont, 1950
    Oil on Masonite
    5 x 7 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 14-XIII-50 lower left; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #8593
  • Haydon 8969
    Street Traffic, 1990
    Oil on canvas board
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed, dated Harold Haydon 19-8-90, lower right;
    Signed, titled and dated on reverse

    #8969
  • Haydon 8577
    Untitled (Street Scene) , 1990
    Oil on canvas board, in original frame
    10 x 8 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 18-VII-90 lower right.

    #8577
  • Haydon 8578
    Untitled (City Street with Figures), 1968
    Oil on Masonite, in original frame
    8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 27-XI-68 lower right.

    #8578
  • Haydon 8591
    Untitled (Figure), 1975
    Oil on board
    8 3/4 x 12 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 9-XI-75 lower right.

    #8591
  • Haydon 8814
    Untitled (Figures in a City Street), 1968
    Oil on Masonite, in original frame
    8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 24-XI-68 lower right.

    #8814
  • Haydon 8815
    Untitled (Figures in a City Street), 1968
    Oil on Masonite, in original frame
    8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 27-XI-68 lower center.

    #8815
  • Haydon 8831
    Children Playing on the Beach, 1954
    Oil on Masonite, in original frame
    10 x 8 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 26-VII-54 lower center; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8831
  • Haydon 8819
    Boy on the Beach, 1954
    Oil on Masonite, in original frame
    8 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 26-VII-54 lower center; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8819
  • Haydon 9107
    Horse on the Shore, 1952
    Oil on Masonite, in original frame
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 10-VIII-52 lower right; signed and titled on reverse.

    #9107
  • Haydon 9144 ur
    Departure, 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    40 x 18 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 15-IX-52 lower right; titled on reverse.

    #9144
  • Haydon 9012
    En Route to VT, Hotel Room, 1945
    Oil on paper
    6 x 4 1/2 inches

    Signed, dated H. Haydon II-VIII-45, upper left; titled on reverse.

    #9012
  • Haydon 8828
    Odysseus Ashore, 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    10 x 7 inches

    Signed, dated Harold Haydon, 3-VII-52 lower left; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8828
  • Haydon 8817
    The Lifeguard, 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    9 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 2-VII-52 lower left; titled on reverse.

    #8817
  • Haydon 8818
    Untitled (Bathers), 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    9 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 9-VII-52 lower left.

    #8818
  • Haydon 8830
    The Phaeacian Beach, 1952
    Oil on Masonite, in original frame
    10 x 8 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 28-VII-52 lower center; signed and titled on reverse.

    #8830
  • Haydon 8813
    Untitled (Couple Seated at a Table), 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    8 x 10 inches

    Signed, dated Harold Haydon 19-VIII-52, upper right.

    #8813
  • Haydon 8940
    Two Reclining Nudes (Sketch for Bathers), 1950
    Oil on board
    6 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 4-VII-50 lower right.

    #8940
  • Haydon 8956
    The Comb, 1953
    Oil on Masonite
    10 x 8 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 12-VI-53 lower left; titled on reverse.

    #8956
  • Haydon 9163
    Untitled (Burlesque), ca. 1950s
    Oil on Masonite
    18 x 14 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #9163
  • Haydon 8968
    Untitled (Two Bathers), ca. 1950s
    Oil on canvas board
    10 x 8 inches
    #8968
  • Haydon 8821
    The Models, 1956
    Oil on Masonite
    9 x 12 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 16-V-56 lower right; signed, titled and dated on reverse.

    #8821
  • Haydon 8816
    Untitled (Beach Scene), 1954
    Oil on canvas board, in original frame
    8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 29-VIII-54 lower center.

    #8816
  • Haydon 9105
    Antique Muse, 1953
    Oil on Masonite
    20 x 16 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 6-VIII-53 upper right; signed and titled on reverse.

    #9105
  • Haydon 9063
    Untitled (Two Nudes), 1952
    Oil on Masonite
    12 x 9 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 7-VII-52 lower left.

    #9063
  • Haydon 8587 ur
    Untitled (Truck and Rooftops), 1931
    Oil on board
    9 1/4 x 12 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 1931 lower left.

    #8587
  • Haydon 8754
    Untitled (Clothesline), 1931
    Oil on board
    9 x 12 inches

    Signed with initials H.H. and dated lower right.

    #8754
  • Haydon 8581
    Untitled (Window), ca. 1930s
    Oil on Masonite
    8 x 8 1/4 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8581
  • Haydon 8929
    Painting in Bed (Lake House, Interior) , 1931
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 1931, lower right.

    #8929
  • Haydon 6173
    Untitled (City Backyards II), 1931
    Oil on board
    12 x 9 inches

    Signed with initials H.H. and dated lower left.

    #6173
  • Haydon 8565
    Untitled (Bather) , 1956
    Oil on Masonite
    7 x 5 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 5-VI-56 upper center.

    #8565
  • Haydon 6179
    Untitled (Man in Boat), ca. 1932
    Oil on board
    8 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #6179
  • Haydon 6217
    Untitled (Blue Lake and Hills), 1931
    Oil on paper
    7 x 9 inches

    Signed Harold Haydon and dated lower right; signed and dated on reverse.

    #6217
  • 6222 haydon 6222
    Untitled (Purple Water & Hill - Sunrise), ca. 1931
    Oil on board
    9 1/2 x 15 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #6222
  • Haydon 8809
    Untitled (Sunset), ca. 1930s
    Oil on board
    7 1/4 x 11 inches
    #8809
  • Haydon 8590 ur
    Untitled (Sketch Class), ca. 1930s
    Oil on board
    8 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8590
  • Haydon 9148
    Chicago (House Plants), 1939
    Oil on paper, in original frame
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated H. Haydon 1939, titled on reverse.

    #9148
  • Haydon 9004 ur
    Untitled (Hyde Park Boulevard), 1941
    Oil on paper
    4 7/16 x 5 3/4 inches

    Signed Harold Haydon and dated on reverse.

    #9004
  • Haydon 9026 ur
    Calais Sunset, Vermont, 1948
    Oil on paper
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 2-VIII-48 upper right; titled on reverse.

    #9026
  • Haydon 9033 ur
    Untitled (Sunset), 1950
    Oil on paper
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon, 8-VII-50.

    #9033
  • Haydon 6208
    Untitled (Bathers at Beach - Lady in Pink), 1941
    Oil on paper, in original frame
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated H. Haydon, June 1941 on reverse.

    #6208
  • Haydon 6209 ur
    Untitled (Shoppers), 1941
    Oil on paper, in original frame
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed and dated H. Haydon, Chicago, July, 1941 on reverse.

    #6209
  • Haydon 9011
    14th Street Beach, Chicago, 1941-1942
    Oil on paper, in original frame
    4 1/2 x 6 inches

    Signed H. Haydon, titled and dated on reverse.

    #9011
  • Haydon 8567
    Untitled (Beach Scene), ca. 1939
    Oil on paper, in original frame
    4 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
    #8567
  • Haydon 8867
    Untitled (Figures), 1941
    Oil on paper, in original frame
    4 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon July, 1941 on reverse.

    #8867
  • Haydon 8876
    Untitled (City Rooftops- City Nocturne), ca. 1931
    Charcoal on paper
    5 1/2 x 5 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8876
  • Haydon 11115
    Untitled (City Rooftops), ca. 1931
    Charcoal on paper
    3 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #11115
  • Haydon 11114
    Untitled (City Rooftops), ca. 1931
    Charcoal on paper
    3 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #11114
  • Haydon 8723
    Untitled (Study for “Sunrise”), 1931
    Ink on board
    11 x 14 inches

    Signed, dated Harold Haydon, 1931 lower right

    #8723
  • Haydon 8889
    Northern Lake (Canoe at Night), ca. 1931
    Charcoal on paper
    5 x 6 1/2 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse

    #8889
  • Haydon 8913
    Untitled (Repose), 1945
    Ink on paper
    7 x 9 1/2 inches

    Signed, dated Harold Haydon 25-XII-45, lower right

    #8913
  • Haydon 8735
    Untitled (Marshall Field’s Escalator), ca. 1930s
    Charcoal on paper
    8 3/4 x 6 inches
    #8735
  • Haydon 8736
    Untitled (Shopping at Marshall Field’s), ca. 1930s
    Charcoal on paper
    6 x 8 3/4 inches
    #8736
  • Haydon 10670
    The Bathers, ca. 1954
    Graphite on paper
    18 x 23 3/4 inches

    Signed Harold Haydon, lower center; titled lower left.

    #10670
  • Haydon 11476
    Figure Study (Portrait of a Woman), ca. 1945
    Ink on paper
    24 x 18 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #11476
  • Haydon 11477
    Figure Study (Visage), ca. 1945
    Ink on paper
    24 x 18 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse

    #11477
  • Haydon 13545
    Figure Study (Portrait of a Young Man), ca. 1940
    Charcoal on paper
    11 x 10 inches
    #13545
  • Haydon 8730
    Untitled (Study, Driving), ca. 1930s
    Graphite on paper
    3 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches
    #8730
  • Haydon 12393
    Untitled (Study for “Zoom Room”), ca. 1941
    Graphite on paper
    9 x 11 1/2 inches
    #12393
  • Haydon 8675
    Figure Study (Standing Male), ca. 1930s
    Charcoal on paper
    18 x 12 inches
    #8675
  • Haydon 8715
    Figure Study (Standing Male), ca. 1930s
    Charcoal on paper
    18 x 12 inches
    #8715
  • Haydon 11754
    Figure Study (Standing Nude), ca. 1951
    Charcoal on paper
    19 x 12 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #11754
  • Haydon 10685
    Figure Study (Standing Nude- Bather), 1952
    Charcoal on paper
    22 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 4-1X-52, lower left.

    #10685
  • Haydon 10640
    Figure Study (Standing Nude), 1946
    Graphite on paper
    16 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches

    Signed and dated Harold Haydon 2-I-46, lower right.

    #10640
  • Haydon 11486
    Figure Study (Seated Nude), ca. 1945
    Ink on paper
    24 x 18 inches
    #11486
  • Haydon 11493
    Figure Study (Seated Nude), ca. 1945
    Ink on paper
    18 x 24 inches
    #11493
  • Haydon 11427 ur
    Figure Study (Seated Nude), ca. 1945
    Ink and Charcoal on paper
    24 x 18 inches
    #11427
  • Haydon 11009
    Figure Study (Standing Male), 1951
    Graphite on paper
    19 x 12 1/2 inches

    Dated 17-VIII-51, lower right.

    #11009
  • Haydon 9571
    Figure Study (Seated Male) , ca. 1930s
    Pastel and charcoal on paper
    24 x 18 inches

    Signed Harold Haydon lower right

    #9571
  • Haydon 8716
    Figure Study (Seated Male), ca. 1930
    Charcoal on paper
    18 x 12 inches
    #8716
  • Haydon 9578
    Figure Study (Standing Nude) , ca. 1930s
    Pastel and charcoal on paper
    24 x 18 inches
    #9578
  • Haydon 8617
    Figure Study (Male Torso), ca. 1930s
    Charcoal on paper
    18 x 12 inches
    #8617
  • Haydon 8594
    Figure Study (Standing Nude), ca. 1930s
    Charcoal on paper
    18 x 12 inches
    #8594
  • Haydon 8673
    Figure Study (Standing Nude), ca. 1930s
    Charcoal on paper
    18 x 12 inches
    #8673
  • Haydon 8651
    Figure Study (Standing Nude, Back), ca. 1930s
    Charcoal on paper
    18 x 12 inches
    #8651
  • Haydon 8600
    Figure Study (Seated Nude, Back), ca. 1930s
    Charcoal on paper
    18 x 12 inches
    #8600
  • Haydon 8794
    Abstraction, 1934
    Watercolor on paper
    11 1/2 x 13 inches

    Dated 1934, lower left; Estate stamped on reverse.

    #8794
  • Haydon 11116
    Untitled (Abstraction), ca. 1948
    pastel, ink and charcoal on paper
    24 x 19 inches

    Estate stamped on reverse.

    #11116
  • Haydon 9156
    Untitled (Figure), ca, 1950s
    Wire
    7 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
    #9156

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.

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