Art: Vote-Getter

The nation's most popular native painter is still Frederick Judd Waugh (rhymes with pshaw). His turbulent surfscapes won the Carnegie International's popularity prize five years in a row (1934-38), and since his death in 1940 they have gone right on pleasing the public. For the past five years his March—North Atlantic has been touring the country in the Encyclopaedia Britannica's traveling collection of U.S. art. In 26 cities, Britannica announced last week, the public had voted Waugh's picture the best of the 124 in the collection.

Waugh, who lived by the sea in Provincetown,...

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