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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.

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