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Claude Parsons

 (1895 - 1972)
Claude P. Parsons was active/lived in California.  Claude Parsons is known for Painter, lecturer.

Biography   Claude Parsons


Born in New York on March 23, 1895.  Parsons grew up in Greenich Village and began his art career there as a pupil of Will Foster.  He settled in Los Angeles in 1949 and continued with Sam Hyde Harris.  He illustrated many of Walter T. Foster's How-to-Paint books before his death in Los Angeles on Oct. 3, 1972.  Member: Laguna Beach AA; Desert Art Center; Artists of the SW (pres. 1959).  Exh: Friday Morning Club, 1951-53; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1951-55 (awards); AAPL, 1967 (award).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in America Art 1956-59; Treasuring of Living Art magazine; Death Records


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