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Roland Clark

 (1874 - 1957)
Roland H. Clark was active/lived in Connecticut.  Roland Clark is known for wildlife, huntsman genre, etcher.

Roland Clark

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The following biography is based on information provided to by Coeur d'Alene Galleries of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho:

Roland Clark was born in New Rochelle, New York in 1874. He graduated from
the William Kellogg School in New York City, then pursued his formal art
training studying drawing and painting at the Art Students League. His
sporting paintings and etchings soon brought him international acclaim and in 1938 he was asked to create the Federal Duck Stamp design.

In addition to his legendary artwork, Clark was an accomplished writer. His
first autobiographical collection of sporting articles and short stories was
titled "Stray Shots". It was published in 1931 and was illustrated with
thirteen original etchings by the artist. It has become on of the most valued
sporting books of all time. "Stray Shots" was soon followed by the
beautifully illustrated "Gunner's Dawn" and "Pot Luck".

Clark continued to work up until his death in 1957 and is now regarded as
one of the 20th centuries finest sporting artists.

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About  Roland Clark

Born:  1874 - New Rochelle, New York
Died:   1957 - Norwalk, Connecticut
Known for:  wildlife, huntsman genre, etcher