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 Arthur William Best  (1859 - 1935)

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Lived/Active: California/Arizona / Canada      Known for: landscape and street genre painting

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Arthur Best
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1859 (Mount Pleasanton, Canada)
- 1935 (Oakland, California)
California/Arizona / Canada landscape and street genre painting
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Plein Aire Painting

  
Media
* Gouache
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pastel Painting
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Impressionism Before 1940
* Realist, Realism, Representational, Naturalist

  
Subjects
* Desert Landscape
* Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
* Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
* Genre, Human Activity
* Landscape
* Mountain Views
* National Parks and/or State Parks
* Poppies and Lupines, Floral Landscape
* Street Scenes, Street Genre

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Arizona Before 1945
* California Before 1940
* Catalina Island
* Death Valley, California
* Grand Canyon, Arizona
* Lake Tahoe, California
* Mexico and/or Central America
* Mount Hood
* Mount Tamalpais, California
* Northern California Before 1900
* Pacific Northwest Before 1900
* Southern California Before 1900
* Yosemite National Park

  
Art Association
* Bohemian Club

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 19th Century, After Civil War

  
Some Collections
* Hainsworth Collection
* Santa Fe Railway

  
Added Description
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* Career Interrupted by California Earthquake, Fire 1906
* Genre Specialty
* Landscape Specialty
* Railroad Promotion Commissioned Artist

  
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Hawaiian Village Scene
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The above Keywords are derived from what AskART has identified from our research for this artist and are intended as an additional tool for information. Sources include books, periodicals, auction records, family members, friends, and professional researchers. AskART has derived Quick Facts as a brief overview; it is not a complete list rather it is a list that is most frequently cited.

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