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Marsden Hartley

 (1877 - 1943)
Marsden Hartley was active/lived in Maine.  Marsden Hartley is known for modernist sea-land imagery, mountain, still-life and portrait painting.

Biography   Marsden Hartley


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Born in Lewiston, Maine, Marsden Hartley became one of the most famous early modernist artists of twentieth-century American art, known for landscapes, still lifes, and some portraits.  His painting showed a focus on monumental shapes, especially clouds and landscape forms, and his unique style has been described by critic Sadakichi Hartmann as "an extreme and up-to-date impressionism" and "emerging modernism that evolved through Impressionism". (Gerdts 291)

He had a lonely, insecure childhood because his mother died when he was eight years old, and he was raised by an older sister when his father left to remarry.  He studied art in Cleveland, Ohio and then in 1898 went to the Chase School in New York and at the National Ac   ...  Displaying 750 of 32881 characters.

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