David Orville Reasoner was active/lived in Indiana, New York. David Reasoner is known for landscape painting, camouflage art.
Biography David Reasoner
David O. Reasoner (1882-?)
David O(liver) Reasoner was born in 1882 in Upland, Indiana. He attended Indiana University in Bloomington, where he graduated in 1909. In subsequent years, he studied painting at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
During World War I, Reasoner was employed by the U.S. Shipping Board, Emergency Fleet Corporation, as a civilian navy camouflage artist, in the course of which he applied camouflage designs to U.S. merchant ships. Records indicate that his assignment officially ended on December 15, 1918.
Around 1920, Reasoner and two other Boston artists (Henry O'Connor (1891-1975) and Frederick Rhodes Sisson (1893-1962)) became apprentices and assistants to Abbott Handerson Thayer at the well-know
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