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Clifford Addams

 (1876 - 1942)
Clifford Isaac Addams was active/lived in New York, California, New Jersey / England.  Clifford Addams is known for marine, seascape and city skyline painting, drawing, etching.

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Clifford Addams


Painter and printmaker Clifford Isaac Addams was born in 1876 in Woodbury, New Jersey, on May 25th.  Despite the offer of a position at the family woolens business, he enrolled at Philadelphia's Drexel Institute* of Technology, and began an apprenticship with an architect. He then went on to study at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts* where in 1899, at the age of 23, he won an $800 Cresson Traveling Scholarship* to study abroad; in Addams' case, in Paris. There he began studying painting.

In a move that would cement his professional course in the art world, he was granted admission into the Académie Carmen*, a school founded in the same year by James McNeill Whistler. Despite Whistler's reputation as an unpredictable and di  ...  Displaying 750 of 3333 characters.



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About  Clifford Addams

Born:  1876 - Woodbury, New Jersey
Died:   1942 - Greenwich Village, New York City
Known for:  marine, seascape and city skyline painting, drawing, etching