(1846 - 1931)
William Constable Adam was active/lived in California, Massachusetts. William Adam is known for Monterey area, coastal view and figure painting.
Biography William Adam
Known as "Professor" Adam, William Adam gave art lessons in his rose-covered cottage at 450 Central Avenue. With a bright and colorful palette of both oil and watercolor, he specialized in views of the Monterey area such as sand dunes, cottage and garden scenes, and the local flora.
He was born in Tweedmouth, England and studied under Delecluse in Paris, Brydall and Greenlees in Glasgow, and in Buenos Aires before immigrating to Boston in the latter part of the 19th century.
He moved to California in 1894 and settled in Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula. He died there in 1931.
He was a member of the Boston Art Club; Glasgow Art Club and exhibited at California State Fairs (medals); the Del Monte Art Gallery, 19
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