Clifford Adams Bayard (1892-1965)
Clifford Adams Bayard is best known today for semi-impressionist landscape paintings that evoke the rich colors and seasonal moods of the Vermont countryside. During his long career, however, he traveled widely and embraced many styles and techniques.
Born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, Bayard graduated in 1917 from the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh with a BFA in painting. That same year, he was sent by the American Red Cross to Angers, France, to document in photographs life at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School Hospital and to record in drawings the surgical procedures performed on wounded soldiers. In 1919, after returning to the United States, he