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Alson S. Clark

Born: Mar 25, 1876

Death: Mar 23, 1949

Birthplace: Chicago

Nationality: United States

Alson S. Clark

Date of Birth : Mar 25, 1876
Date of Death : Mar 23, 1949
Birth Place : Chicago

Alson S. Clark was an American Impressionist painter best remembered for his impressionist landscapes. Born in Chicago, Illinois, his art education included training at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Art Students League of New York, and in the atelier of William Merritt Chase. He spent much of his early career working in Paris, France. He served in the US Army as an aerial photographer during World War I. In 1920 he and his wife relocated to Pasadena, California. He taught fine art at Occidental College, and was director of the Stickney Memorial School of Art in Pasadena. His memberships in arts organizations included the Pasadena Society of Artists and the California Art Club. His work was included in the Tonal Impressionism exhibition curated by Harry Muir Kurtzworth in 1937, along with the works of Frank Tenney Johnson, Frank Tolles Chamberlain and Theodore Lukits which was held in the Los Angeles Art Association Gallery at the Los Angeles Public Library.

Also known as


  • Alson Skinner Clark
  • Alson Clark
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