(1854 - 1935)
George Henry Clements was active/lived in New York, Louisiana, California. George Clements is known for coastal scene, marine, and figure painting.
Biography George Clements
A watercolorist, who specialized in coastal scenes, George Henry Clements grew up on his family's plantation near Opelousas, Louisiana, and worked as a clerk for the New Orleans Cotton Exchange before turning to painting in 1880. He began his formal art training at the Union Art League in New York City. By 1881 he was in Paris. He spent a year at the Academie Julian and another at the Academie Colarossi. Clements also painted in the French countryside, and in Switzerland and Italy. He returned to America in 1887 and opened a studio in Boston. After the turn of the century, he settled in New York City, returning frequently to the South to find landscape subjects in the Carolinas, and the coastal regions o
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