John Fleming Gould
(1906 – 1996)

John F. Gould had a long career in art, both as an artist and art instructor. He was a well-known lecturer on art, particularly oriental art.

In 1957 John and Mary Gould established the Bethlehem Art Gallery in Cornwall, New York. The gallery i snot an on-line gallery. John Gould was born in Worcester, Massachuttes, studied art at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY and later instructed at Pratt for twenty-two years. He was a prominent illustrator of the Saturday Evening Post for more than eight years an for many national corporations.

In the world of fine arts, he was a successful painter. His oil paintings an watercolors are in many private collections. For subject matter, he was partial to historical subjects especially the Hudson River Valley from the Statue of Liberty to Albany, New York.

For over twenty years, Mr. Gould was an art consultant for General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York and Earie, Pennsylvania – Locomotive Division. HIs paintings of locomotive and rapt transit subjects can be seen in executive offices of railroads worldwide as many as many railroad company offices in the United States.