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 Fairfield Porter  (1907 - 1975)

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Lived/Active: New York/Illinois      Known for: landscape, coastal, figure, genre

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BIOGRAPHY for Fairfield Porter
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Birth
1907 (Winnetka, Illinois)
 
Death
1975 (Southampton, New York)

Lived/Active
New York/Illinois




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landscape, coastal, figure, genre

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Fairfield Porter was born in Winnetka, Illinois. A realistic artist, he is best known for his landscapes and sunlit views of interiors, although he also did portraits and still lifes. His work is often described as modernized American impressionist.

In addition to receiving a degree from Harvard University, he took formal art
training from 1928 to 1930, and studied with Boardman Robinson and Thomas
Hart Benton at the Art Students League in New York City. Later, in 1949, he moved t (showing 500 of 13148 characters).



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