(1886 - 1977)
Maurice George Logan was active/lived in California. Maurice Logan is known for landscape, harbors and townscape painting, illustration.
Biography Maurice Logan
Born north of San Francisco near Calistoga on Temescal Dam Lake,
Maurice Logan was an adept watercolor and oil painter of ghost towns,
desert landscapes, and marine scenes. The artists he most admired
were John Singer Sargent and Joaquin Sorolla.
He was part of the
Society of Six*, a group in the 1920s led by Selden Gile that espoused
bright color (Fauvism*), a sense of region, Impressionist style, and
rebellion against the prevalent Tonalism* and classical strictures of
William Keith and Arthur Mathews. The Six exhibited together at the
Oakland Art Gallery. Later in his career, he reverted to a
From childhood, Logan wanted to be an artist,
and he took his first lessons from a Miss C
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