Claggett Wilson’s sketchbooks are filled with colorful creations from all over the world. He was a portraitist (See Kemal article
), a muralist (Matisse
, upon seeing a mural-painted room designed by Claggett Wilson to exhibit an extensive art collection said, “It is perhaps the most ideal background for my paintings I have yet seen.”), a designer/decorator, as well as a costume and set designer. New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Brooklyn Museum, and the Smithsonian Museum of American Art
own a number of Claggett Wilson’s paintings.