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Harold Ward

 (1889 - 1973)
Harold Morse Ward was active/lived in California.  Harold Ward is known for landscape, illustrator, genre.

Biography   Harold Ward


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Landscape painter. Born in Brooklyn, NY on June 11, 1889, a descendant of telegraph inventor Samuel Morse. After graduating from the Pratt Institute, Ward had further study in Paris. He came west and taught art at Colusa (CA) High School for many years before establishing the art department at Sacramento Jr. College in 1923. Upon retirement from that school in 1949, he won a Carnegie grant to do research in fine arts and was author-illustrator of the book, The Thing Called Art. Ward taught in the Sacramento area and served as president of the northern California Arts. His landscapes are representational and often are of the Mother Lode area and towns around Sacramento. Ward died there on Jan. 20, 1973. Exh: GGIE, 1939; Society for Sanity in

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