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E Ambrose Webster

 (1869 - 1935)
E. Ambrose Webster was active/lived in Massachusetts.  E Webster is known for modernist painting and teaching.

E. Ambrose Webster

A painter, lecturer, teacher and also a descendant of Daniel Webster, E Ambrose Webster was a prominent and pioneering proponent of modernism on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  By his own painting as well as lecturing and writing, he promoted a style that moved beyond Impressionism to a Fauve-like handling of color.  One of his writings was a booklet on color.  He was criticized by traditionalists for participating in the 1913 New York Armory Show that showcased modernism.

Webster was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, and studied at the Boston Museum School of Fine Art with Frank Benson and Edmund Tarbell.  From 1896 to 1898, he studied in Paris at the Academie Julian with Jean Paul Laurens and Benjamin Constant  ...  Displaying 750 of 4495 characters.

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About  E. Ambrose Webster

Born:  1869 - Chelsea, Massachusetts
Died:   1935
Known for:  modernist painting and teaching