(1871 - 1929)
Clarence Montfort Gihon was active/lived in Pennsylvania / France. Clarence Gihon is known for post impressionist, tonalist town-landscape and marine painting.
Biography Clarence Gihon
Clarence Montfort Gihon painted many memorable paintings of Parisian life at the turn of this century. He was born in Philadelphia on the 25th November 1871 and received his formal art training in the United States.
When he was 23 years of age he traveled to France to further his studies. Among his most notable art masters were William Merritt Chase(1849-1916), Jean-Paul Laurens (1838-1921) and Benjamin Constant(1845-1902) at the Academie Julian. Having completed his studies, he exhibited at the Paris Salon. He was also a noted illustrator and designed many wonderful sets for the theater.
Gihon fell in love with France, especially Paris, where he was to spend the next 35 years of his life before retur
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