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Norman St Clair

 (1863 - 1912)
Norman St. Clair was active/lived in California / England.  Norman St Clair is known for marine, landscape.

Norman St. Clair

Biography from Crocker Art Museum Store

Watercolorist. Born in Birmingham, England on Nov. 24, 1863.

Saint Clair studied architecture and worked as a draftsman in England. After immigrating to America, he was an architect in Boston, Denver, Salt Lake City, and San Francisco before moving to Pasadena about 1900. He had a home in the Arroyo Seco and, after 1906, commuted regularly to Laguna Beach where he is considered to be the first artist to work in that community. Primarily a self-taught painter, his representational watercolors are derived from the English school of painting. Saint Clair died of tuberculosis at his Pasadena home on March 6, 1912. Member: LA Painters Club; Calif. Art Club.

Exh: San Francisco Art Association, 1904-11; Laguna Hotel, 1906; Del Monte Art Gallery, 1908-09; Kanst Gallery (LA), 1909; PAFA, 1910; Calif. Art Club, 1912; LACMA, 1915 (memorial). In: Orange Co. (CA) Museum. 1 So. Calif. Artists, 1890-1940; SCA; NY Times, 3-8-19t2 (obit); AAA 1913 (obit).

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About  Norman St. Clair

Born:  1863 - Birmingham, England
Died:   1912 - Pasadena, California
Known for:  marine, landscape