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Charles Demuth

 (1883 - 1935)
Charles Henry Demuth was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York.  Charles Demuth is known for modernist landscape, still life, figure, industrial painitng.

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Charles Demuth

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A painter of allegorical figurative watercolors including a vaudeville series and also contemporary floral studies, Charles Demuth was also a major exponent of Precisionism as well as more poetic styles that emphasized emotional response to art. Much of his work is rooted in French modernism including Fauvism. He painted with oil and tempera as well as watercolor and completed about 750 paintings and 350 drawings during his lifetime.

Demuth was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and kept close ties to his hometown, although he moved in highly sophisticated circles in New York, Provincetown, and Paris and delighted in the bohemian lifestyle he found in these places.

He had a childhood of much isolation and illness and th  ...  Displaying 750 of 10059 characters.



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About  Charles Demuth

Born:  1883 - Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Died:   1935 - Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Known for:  modernist landscape, still life, figure, industrial painitng