Charles Henry Demuth
(1883 - 1935)
Charles Henry Demuth was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York / Europe. Charles Demuth is known for precisionist painting, landscape, still life, figure, portrait, industrial scene.
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A painter of allegorical figurative watercolors including a vaudeville
series and contemporary floral studies, Charles Demuth was a
major exponent of Precisionism as well as more poetic styles that
emphasized emotional response to art. Much of his work is rooted in
French modernism including Fauvism. He painted with oil and tempera as
well as watercolor, and completed about 750 paintings and 350 drawings
during his lifetime.
Demuth was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
and kept close ties to his hometown, although he moved in highly
sophisticated circles in New York, Provincetown, and Paris, and
delighted in the bohemian lifestyle he found in these places.
He had a childhood of much isolation and illness and throughout
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