(1876 - 1942)
Clifford Isaac Addams was active/lived in New York, California, New Jersey / England. Clifford Addams is known for marine, seascape and city skyline painting, drawing, etching.
Biography Clifford Addams
Painter and printmaker Clifford Isaac Addams was born in 1876 in Woodbury, New Jersey, on May 25th. Despite the offer of a position at the family woolens business, he enrolled at Philadelphia's Drexel Institute* of Technology, and began an apprenticship with an architect. He then went on to study at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts* where in 1899, at the age of 23, he won an $800 Cresson Traveling Scholarship* to study abroad; in Addams' case, in Paris. There he began studying painting.
In a move that would cement his professional course in the art world, he was granted admission into the Académie Carmen*, a school founded in the same year by James McNeill Whistler. Despite Whistler's reputation as an unpredictable and di
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