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John Carlson

 (1874 - 1945)
John Fabian Carlson was active/lived in New York, Colorado / Sweden.  John Carlson is known for landscape and snowscape painting, teaching.

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John Carlson


Known for his Tonalist* nature paintings, especially snow scenes, in conservative style, John Carlson was one of the leading landscape painters in America in the early 20th century.  He founded the John F Carlson School of Landscape painting in Woodstock, New York, and in 1942, co-founded with Emile Gruppe a summer school in Gloucester.  He was a proponent of juxtaposing light and shadow to capture the changing moods of nature.

He spent his childhood in Kalmar-Lan, Sweden, and immigrated at age 10 with his family to Brooklyn, New York and later to Buffalo.  His father, encouraging his son's art talent, hired a private tutor, and he later attended the Buffalo Albright Art School* where his teacher was Lucius Hitchcock.&  ...  Displaying 750 of 10355 characters.



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About  John Carlson

Born:  1874 - Kalsebro, Sweden
Died:   1945 - New York City
Known for:  landscape and snowscape painting, teaching