Clara Fargo Thomas
(1891 - 1970)
Clara Fargo Thomas was active/lived in New York, Maine. Clara Thomas is known for large scale mural paintings, history, portraits of prominent persons.
Biography Clara Fargo Thomas
Clara Fargo Thomas came from the Wells Fargo family of Fargo, North Dakota. Although she lived her adult life as part of New York Society, she made her mark for doing large, colorful and unusual murals.
According to newspaper articles, Clara concentrated on music as a child, but took up painting and taught herself to be an artist. "I painted everything from cellar to ceiling", she said, "and I learned by wanting to do it". Clara Thomas is known for the ceilings, panels, screens and large murals, all with the common theme of telling a story, usually with historical references.
She married New York real estate developer J.B. Thomas in a society-style wedding in 1915. In May of 1929, Mr. Thoma
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