Harry Washington Seawall was born in San Francisco, CA on June 29, 1865. When a teenager, Seawell began his art studies locally at the School of Design and continued in Paris with Laurens and Constant. After returning to San Francisco, he taught art at UC (1906-16) and then at Lowell High School. A lifelong resident of his native city, Seawell died on Nov. 12, 1945. His work includes oils of Yosemite, Monterey Peninsula, and France.
Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1883; SFAA, 1895-14; Calif. State Fair, 1896-1902; Bohemian Club, 1902-39; Sequoia Club (SF), 1914; PPIE, 1915; Calif. Artists, Golden Gate Park Museum, 1915; Society for Sanity in Art, CPLH, 1939, 1945.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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