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Arthur Spear

 (1879 - 1959)
Arthur Prince Spear was active/lived in Massachusetts, California, District Of Columbia.  Arthur Spear is known for figure-idyllic, genre, landscape.

Arthur Spear

Born in Washington, DC on Sept. 23, 1879. Spear studied at George Washington University, ASL of NYC, and Académie Julian in Paris. While in California in 1927, he painted on the Mendocino coast and was active in southern California. Member: ANA. He died in Waban, MA in 1959. Exh: PPIE, 1915 (silver medal); NAD, 1921 (prize); Nicholson Gallery (Pasadena), 1927; Pasadena Society of Artists, 1931.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1908-33; Who's Who in American Art 1936-59.

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About  Arthur Spear

Born:  1879 - Washington, District of Columbia
Died:   1959 - Waban, Massachusetts
Known for:  figure-idyllic, genre, landscape