Arthur Carles Jr
(1882 - 1952)
Arthur Beecher Carles, Jr. was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Arthur Carles is known for abstraction and figure painting, flower studies.
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Biography Arthur Carles, Jr.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Arthur Carles was a painter whose
work went through phases of Realism, Impressionism, Fauvism and
Abstract Expressionism, and of the latter style, he was one of the
first American proponents.
It has been expressed that his
facile, technical skills led to his inability to settle on a style,
which worked against him because he was not known for any specific type
of work. He spent most of his life in Philadelphia where he
studied, taught and exhibited at the Philadelphia Academy of the Fine
At the Pennsylvania Academy, he was early influenced by
the bravura technique of William Merritt Chase as well as by early
works of Edouard Manet. At the same time, he also painted in
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