(1903 - 1980)
Omer Thomas Lassonde was active/lived in New Hampshire, Maine / France, Samoa. Omer Lassonde is known for landscape, still life, genre and figure painting.
Biography Omer Lassonde
Omer T. Lassonde (1903-1980)
Born in 1903 at Concord, NH of French-Canadian stock, Omer Thomas Lassonde was schooled at Manchester and Philadelphia, while painting at Monhegan and Gloucester with some of the great colorists of the 1920s.
At the Manchester Institute of Arts and Science (now the NH Institute of Art) he learned the design theories of Denman Ross and Albert Munsell's color theory, while improving his drawing, painting, and modeling on evenings and weekends. Maud Briggs Knowlton, his painting instructor, was so impressed by the 20-year-old that she took him in 1925 to Monhegan Island, Maine, to paint, exhibit, an
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