(1857 - 1940)
Clarisse Madelene Laurent was active/lived in Kansas / France. Clarisse Laurent is known for still life.
Biography Clarisse Laurent
Born New York, NY, Sept. 16, 1857; died Topeka, Dec. 14, 1940. Painter, specialized in still lifes, landscapes & portraits. Moved to Topeka in 1858 with her family. Her father was a political refugee. In 1886 Clarisse and her parents, who were homesick for their native country, traveled to France. While in France, Clarisse studied art with Rondel and at the Academié Julian with Jules Lefebvre. Clarisse was a charter member of the Topeka Art Guild and had a studio in Oakland, CA.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
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This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.