Clayton Sumner Price
(1874 - 1950)
Clayton Sumner Price was active/lived in Oregon, California, Iowa. Clayton Price is known for modern figure, landscape, non ob.
Biography Clayton Sumner Price
A leading-edge modernist painter on the West Coast during the last 30 years of his life, Clayton Price was a homesteader and cowhand of the American West during the first 30 years.
He was born in Bedford, Iowa, to a farm family of twelve children. The family moved to Wyoming and then to Canada, always looking for better land. He became an accomplished carpenter and expert horseman, and at age 21, staked his own homesteading claim in Wyoming where he built his own cabin. But not wanting to be tied down, he gave the claim to his family and became a roving cowhand. Encouraged by his mother, he also sketched, especially animals.
In 1905, at age 32, he went to St. Louis and enrolled at the St. Louis School of the Fine Arts, his on
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