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Louis Knight

 (1873 - 1948)
Louis Aston Knight was active/lived in New York, California / France.  Louis Knight is known for landscape-riverine, streets-genre.

Biography  
Louis Knight


Born in Paris, France on Aug. 3, 1873 of American parents. Knight studied in his native city under Lefebvre, Robert-Fleury, and with his father, D. R. Knight. While in San Francisco in 1925, he stayed at the Palace Hotel and painted cityscapes and a view of the Palace of Fine Arts. Other paintings of the Monterey Peninsula and Santa Monica are extant. Member: Rochester Art Club. Exh: Paris Expo, 1900 (medal); Paris Salon, 1901, 1905 (gold medal); Rheims Expo, 1903 (gold); Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1931; Gardena (CA) High School, 1933. In: Toledo Museum; Luxembourg Museum; Newark Museum.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1900-33; Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs (Bénézit, E); Who's Who in American Art 1936-41; Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers (Fielding, Mantle).

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About  Louis Knight

Born:  1873 - Paris, France
Died:   1948 - Paris, France
Known for:  landscape-riverine, streets-genre