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Louis Sharp

 (1874 - 1946)
Louis Hovey Sharp was active/lived in California, New Mexico, Illinois / Austria.  Louis Sharp is known for landscape and western genre painting.

Biography   Louis Sharp


Born in Glencoe, IL on July 27, 1874, Louis Hovey Sharp studied with William Merritt Chase, Frank Duveneck, Charles Boutwood, and at the Art Institute of Chicago. He sketched for a brief time on the Hopi reservation in Arizona before moving to Pasadena, CA in 1914.

For the next 15 years he kept studios both in Pasadena and Taos, NM. I n 1917 he spent many months painting in the Grand Canyon; in 1925 he was on the Monterey peninsula, and after 1929 lived for a time in the Austrian Tyrol.

Sharp died in Pasadena on June 13, 1946.

Member: Calif. Art Club; Calif. WC Society; Painters & Sculptors of LA. Exh: Friday Morning Club (LA), 1914; Panama-Calif. Expo (San Diego), 1915 (silver and bronze medals); LACMA,

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1907; California State Library (Sacramento); Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); Death record.

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