(1867 - 1949)
William A. Carson was active/lived in California, Illinois. William Carson is known for landscape and coastal painting.
Biography William Carson
William A. Carson (1867-1949) Iowa/Illinois/California
William was the son of Dr. James, and Sarah Branigar Carson, born 06/06/1867, in Pennsylvania. Much of his early childhood was spent in Colorado playing with the Indians, whom he loved and later used as subjects in his paintings. He was a natural self taught talent and pursued painting most of his adult life with no formal training as an artist.
In 1879 the family moved to Maquoketa Iowa, where eventually he maintained a studio, and built a strong local following for his accomplished paintings. He was an extremely prolific and driven artist, known for his romantic (mid) western landscapes, with and without Native American subjects. He was also a fine painter
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