George Merritt Clark
(1853 - 1904)
George Merritt Clark was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / England. George Clark is known for watercolor landscape, cottages, interior.
Biography George Merritt Clark
The following, submitted August 2005, is from Suzanne Kaminski. In 1990, she purchased a painting by the artist titled An Old Farm-Western New York, signed G.M. Clark '91. This biography was on the back of the framed painting.
George Merritt Clark was born in Buffalo, New York on June 12, 1853, the son of a wealthy Buffalo businessman. Although details of his early life have, as yet, not come to light, Clark appears to have studied painting at the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy (now part of the AlbrightKnox Gallery) and possibly with Lars Sellstadt.
In 1873, Clark made the first of several trips to Europe, where he sketched and painted in France, Germany, Switzerland, Scotland and England. He remained in England for sev
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