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Ralston Crawford

 (1906 - 1978)
Ralston Crawford was active/lived in New York, Ontario / Canada.  Ralston Crawford is known for structurescape, non-ob, marine painting.

Ralston Crawford

Ralston Crawford was born September 25, 1906 in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, near Niagara Falls.  He is best known for his images of American landscapes, which he executed in a Precisionist style.

In 1910 Crawfords family moved to Buffalo, where he lived until 1926. He favored the water in his youth, sailing the Great Lakes, and later visiting Caribbean and Pacific shores while working on a tramp steamer in 1926 and 1927.  Following these years as a sailor, he then turned to art.

From 1927 to 1933, he studied at numerous institutes, including: the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; the Barnes Foundation, Merion, Pennsylvania; the Hugh Breckenridge School, in   ...  Displaying 750 of 13081 characters.

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About  Ralston Crawford

Born:  1906 - St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada
Died:   1978 - Houston, Texas
Known for:  structurescape, non-ob, marine painting