Joseph Thurman Pearson Jr
(1876 - 1951)
Joseph Thurman Pearson, Jr. was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Joseph Pearson Jr is known for landscape, animal and portrait painting.
Biography Joseph Thurman Pearson, Jr.
The following biography is based on information provided to AskART.com by Roy Wood Jr., who is writing the catalogue for an exhibition of Joseph Pearson's work at the Woodmere Art Museum in April 2001.
Most scholars and the art-collecting public have forgotten Joseph Thurman Pearson, Jr., but during his lifetime, he was a renowned artist, winning prizes at all of the leading art institutions of the day. He was also a teacher at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He was equally adept at landscapes, portraiture and in painting still life.
Pearson was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1876, the son of Joseph T. Pearson, Sr., a box manufacturer. He was one of eight children, and his father attempted to bring him into th
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