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Paul Starrett Sample

 (1896 - 1974)
Paul Starrett Sample was active/lived in New Hampshire, California, Vermont.  Paul Sample is known for landscape, genre and still-life painter, art educator.

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Paul Starrett Sample


Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Paul Sample established his reputation as a Regionalist landscape, figure and genre painter, particularly of New England subject matter.

He was raised in the Midwest and attended Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, where reportedly he slept through art appreciation courses because he was much more interested in sports and music.

He served in World War I in the Navy, and returned to graduate from Dartmouth. Shortly afterwards, he got tuberculosis, which led him to art because it was a more sedentary activity than his previous pursuits.

In 1925, he moved to California and enrolled at the Otis Art Institute where his teacher was Jonas Lie, and he took private lessons from S  ...  Displaying 750 of 5679 characters.



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About  Paul Starrett Sample

Born:  1896 - Louisville, Kentucky
Died:   1974 - Norwich, Vermont
Known for:  landscape, genre and still-life painter, art educator