(1903 - 1978)
Tore Asplund was active/lived in Illinois, New York. Tore Asplund is known for watercolor painting, World War II battle scenes.
Biography Tore Asplund
Tore Asplund was brought to the United States when he was a year old. He studied in New York at the Art Students League, the Academy school, and the Grand Central Art School. His preferred medium was watercolor and it was in the watercolorist class that he was elected to membership in the Academy.
During World War II Asplund served as a combat artist while in the Coast Guard. He might be best remembered for his paintings of the Omaha Beach landing on D-Day made from sketches taken as the historic event was unfolding.
His extensive travels in the United States, Canada, and Europe are recorded in many of his watercolors. He received the Academy's prize for watercolor in 1953; The Salmagundi Club, the Baltimore Watercolor Club,
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