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Arthur Carles Jr

 (1882 - 1952)
Arthur Beecher Carles, Jr. was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Arthur Carles is known for abstraction and figure painting, flower studies.

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Arthur Carles, Jr.


Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Arthur Carles was a painter whose work went through phases of Realism, Impressionism, Fauvism and Abstract Expressionism, and of the latter style, he was one of the first American proponents.

It has been expressed that his facile, technical skills led to his inability to settle on a style, which worked against him because he was not known for any specific type of work.  He spent most of his life in Philadelphia where he studied, taught and exhibited at the Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts.

At the Pennsylvania Academy, he was early influenced by the bravura technique of William Merritt Chase as well as by early works of Edouard Manet. At the same time, he also painted in   ...  Displaying 750 of 12184 characters.



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Arthur Beecher, Jr. Carles




About  Arthur Carles, Jr.

Born:  1882 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1952 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Known for:  abstraction and figure painting, flower studies