(1894 - 1965)
Sara Carles was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York. Sara Carles is known for painting, illustration.
Sara Carles Johns portrait by Man Ray, c.1920s
Biography Sara Carles
Sara Carles Johns (1894-1965)
Sara Carles was one of the circle of Philadelphia modernists who centered on her brother and mentor, the painter Arthur B. Carles, Jr., in the 1920's.
Her paintings from this period were, like his, mainly floral still lives and portraits executed in an abstracted, cubist influenced manner. Sara Carles attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) from 1916 - 1921. She won the prestigious William Emlen Cresson Memorial Traveling Scholarship for a summer and fall of travel in Europe in May 1919. She took sketch classes at the Grand Chaumier in Paris and enthusiastically embraced the art of Matisse, Brancusi, and Bonnard. She returned to Philadelphia in fa
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