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Ernest Lawson

 (1873 - 1939)
Ernest Lawson was active/lived in New York, Connecticut / Canada, France.  Ernest Lawson is known for landscape, floral, genre and nocturne painting.

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  ...  Displaying 750 of 23623 characters.

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About  Ernest Lawson

Born:  1873 - Halifax, Nova Scotia
Died:   1939 - Miami Beach, Florida
Known for:  landscape, floral, genre and nocturne painting