(1874 - 1956)
Karl J. Anderson was active/lived in Connecticut, Ohio. Karl Anderson is known for genre, landscape, figure, portrait and interior painting, teaching.
Born in Morning Sun, Ohio, near Oxford, Karl Anderson became a magazine illustrator and noted impressionist
painter of genre, mythology, symbolism, and still life, much influenced
by his exposure in Europe to painters in that style.
was the son of a harness maker and saddler and the brother of famous playright, Sherwood Anderson. He first took art lessons from a local house painter in Clyde, Ohio, where the family moved in 1884. Seven years later he went to Cleveland where he worked for a photographer, doing retouching, and also took night classes in crayon portraiture.
Shortly after, he enrolled at the Art Institute of Chicago with John Vanderpoel and James Earle Fraser. He worked
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