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Alfred Houghton Clark

 (1868 - 1936)
Alfred Houghton Clark was active/lived in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Massachusetts.  Alfred Clark is known for Painter, illustrator, writer, lecturer.

Biography   Alfred Houghton Clark


Born Lawrence, MA, Dec. 10, 1868; died Colorado Springs, CO, Sept. 27, 1936. Painter, specialized in portraits. Teacher. Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Pupil of Joseph Decamp; Edmund Tarbell; Frank Benson. Taught at the University of Kansas from 1893-1900; the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Kansas City Art Institute. Married to Mary M. P. Painted portraits of President William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, University of Kansas Chancellors and chairmen of various University of Kansas departments. Illustrated several books including Six American Authors: Plate Proofs of Pastels Drawn from Life (1902) and Grandma's Book of Rhymes (1925).

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951); American Art Annual. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1898-194714; Lawrence City Directory (1860-61; 1866; 1868; 1871; 1872; 1873-74;1875-76; 1879; 1883; 1886; 1888; 1890-1891; 1893-94; 1896; 1898; 1900-01; 1902-03; 1905; 1907; 1908-09; 1911; 1913-14; 1915; 1917; 1919; 1923; 1925-26; 1927-28; 1929-30; 1932). 1898; Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directory. Detroit: R.L. Polk & Co. (v.1= 1878-9 v.5= 1886 v.9= 1900) (v.2= 1880 v.6= 1888-89 v.10= 1904) (v.3= 1882-83 v.7= 1891 v.11= 1908) (v.4= 1884-85 v.8= 1894 v.12= 1912) 94; Annual Exhibition of the Artists of Kansas City and Vicinity (Kansas City Art Institute, 1915-21) 1915, 1917; Family Search. Version 2.5.0. Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2002. www.FamilySearch.org accessed July 14, 2006; KU Archives File (Faculty & Staff at the University of Kansas, card catalog file located in the Spencer Research Library).

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.   ...  Displaying 2106 of 2712 characters.

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