(1873 - 1939)
Ernest Lawson was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, Florida, Nova Scotia / Canada, France. Ernest Lawson is known for landscape, floral, genre, nocturne.
Biography Ernest Lawson
Part of a group of New York painters called "The Eight*," Ernest Lawson
was fascinated by the urban environment of early 20th-century New York
and also the bucolic landscape of the Hudson River. His style was
close to pure Impressionism*, and many of his works focus on the
influence of human beings on the landscapes, quite often with the
suggestion that someone has just been a part of the scene. He
also completed numerous snow scenes as well as depictions of the
less-than-beautiful side of life that including squatter's shacks,
railroads and urban city views. Although he associated with the
Social Realists* led by Robert Henri, he did not adopt that subject
matter as the focus of his painting. On his canvas
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