(1889 - 1975)
Paul Lauritz was active/lived in California. Paul Lauritz is known for landscape-desert-coastal and portrait painting.
Born in Larvik, Norway, Paul Lauritz became a noted painter based in California of portraits and desert landscapes. Early in his career, he was in Alaska.
He was raised in the picturesque Norwegian village of Larvik and exposed to famous painters from all over the world who came there for subject matter. One of them, an English watercolorist, gave him painting lessons in exchange for his family providing board and room, and local painters Fritz Thoulaw and Christian Krogh also encouraged him as a young man.
At age 16, he headed West and got a job in Vancouver, Canada, and then Portland, Oregon as a commercial artist doing maps, posters and decorations. In Portland, he married Mary Potterton in 1912, and then began a career as ... Displaying 750 of 4825 characters.