(1897 - 1959)
Clarence Millet was active/lived in Louisiana. Clarence Millet is known for regional scene-plantations, genre and marine painting, etching.
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From New Orleans, Clarence Millet was a prolific painter in a
simplistic realist style whose work, some of it nostalgic, in the early
20th-century documents much of the lifestyle of Louisiana people in his
area. Of his painting, he said: "I paint the things I know,
see, and feel - I try to impart to the beholder an experience I have
seen and felt."
As a young man, he worked in a store in New Orleans, where his art
talent became apparent to persons who encouraged him to get
professional training. He became a student at Tulane University
in New Orleans and then at the Art Students League in New York City,
where George Bridgman was his primary instructor. In the East, he
earned special attention for
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