James R. Congell studied at the art department of Syracuse University and taught for a time in the Hudson River Valley. He held a position of Professor of Art at the University of Southern California and later became the Chairman of the Art Department at Long Branch City College. Congell was born in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, and he died earlier this year at the age of 90.
Classical Life Drawing Studio: Lessons & Teachings in the Art of Figure Drawing (The Art Students League of New York)
Great Drawings of Nudes: 45 Works (Dover Art Library)
Fifty Figure Drawings