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Ernest Lawson    (American, 1873-1939)

 Ernest Lawson - New York Snow Scene with Madison Square Garden in the Distance (Paintings) h: 17.6 x w: 14.1 in / h: 44.7 x w: 35.8 cm
Ernest Lawson
New York Snow Scene with Madison Square Garden in the Distance
 
 Ernest Lawson - Trees and Rocks (Paintings) h: 7.9 x w: 10.3 in / h: 20.1 x w: 26.2 cm
Ernest Lawson
Trees and Rocks
 
 

Biography
1873 Born in Halifax
1888 Began studying art at the Kansas City Art Institute
1890 Began at the Art Students League in New York
1893 Enrolled in the Académie Julian and shared a studio in Paris with Somerset Maugham
1894 Returned to the States and married Ella Holman, one of his art teachers in Kansas City
1916 The Lawson family lived near a castle in Segovia
1917 The family moved back to NY and Lawson was elected full member of the National Academy
1921 Lawson and his wife separated
1924 Revisited his birthplace, Halifax, as well as Newfoundland
1926 Moved to Kansas City for a teaching position at the Art Institute
1926 Youngest daughter died on a trip to Egypt
1930 Traveled to France to visit his daughter and two grandchildren
1930 First Lawson retrospective, including fifty-two works
1936 Moved to Coral Gables, Florida
1939 Died, his body was found on a Miami beach
The member of the Ash Can School most closely associated with impressionism
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