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Ross Moffett

 (1888 - 1971)
Ross E. Moffett was active/lived in Massachusetts, California, Iowa.  Ross Moffett is known for seascape, figure in landscape and abstract painting.

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Ross Moffett


At the time Charles W. Hawthorne had begun to surround himself with a glory still lingering in Provincetown today, Ross Moffett moved into this circle of light with primary attributes, which were to receive stimulation and refinement from Hawthorne. Moffett viewed Hawthorne's teaching from his own strongly individual vantage point, although he accepted it with natural respect.

The turning point for Moffett came in 1916, when he began to feel that he was discovering his own voice.  "I continued working, endeavoring to mine the vein I had uncovered.  My subject was life in Provincetown as observed it visually during my many walks in the town, particularly in the west section where the Portuguese flavor was especially manifest  ...  Displaying 750 of 2451 characters.



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About  Ross Moffett

Born:  1888 - Clearfield, Iowa
Died:   1971 - Provincetown, Massachusetts
Known for:  seascape, figure in landscape and abstract painting