(1857 - 1922)
Burt Harwood was active/lived in New Mexico, Iowa, Minnesota / France, Mexico. Burt Harwood is known for Indian genre, figure and portrait painting, educator.
Biography Burt Harwood
Burt Harwood, born in Iowa, was a painter whose ongoing reputation comes from his Indian paintings tied to his years in Taos, New Mexico beginning 1916, and from the museum that was named for him after his death in 1922. Much of his earlier career was spent in France where he studied at the Academie Julian* with Jean Paul Laurens and lived with his wife, Lucy Elizabeth Case Harwood, in southern France.
Harwood and his wife had married in 1896. In Taos, they purchased on Ledoux Street an old house that dated back to 1825 and one that held Harwood's studio. During the next few years, they added property to that original piece and insisted on renovations in keeping with the original building methods. They made se
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