(1887 - 1928)
Lawrence Squires was active/lived in Utah. Lawrence Squires is known for landscape and portrait painting.
Biography Lawrence Squires
Born in Salt Lake City, to a family of "tonsorial artists,"meaning barbers, Lawrence Squires had a short career but became one of Utah's better known artists. He was one of several men in a Utah family of nationally known painters and illustrators that included his grandfather, John P. Squires, and uncle Clyde. The family had a reputation as closely knit and intellectually inclined.
Lawrence, also earning money as a barber, studied in a life class as a young man with Mahonri Young, recently returned from Paris and New York. The group had trouble finding models in that Mormon Community, and inspired by Young's contacts with the wider art world, often sat in the back room of Lollin's saloon to discuss their enthusiasm
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