Alson Skinner Clark
(1876 - 1949)
Alson Skinner Clark was active/lived in California, Illinois. Alson Clark is known for landscape and figure painting, illustration, mural.
A landscape painter strongly influenced by the French Impressionists,
Alson Skinner Clark spent much of his career traveling and living in
foreign countries and then settled in Southern California where he
became a plein-aire painter, art educator and muralist. From
there, he also traveled extensively in Mexico and the Southwest.
Clark was born in Chicago to a prosperous family comfortably supported
by the father's commodities business. He showed early art talent,
which his family encouraged by enrolling him in evening classes at the
Art Institute. They also took him on a two-year trip around the
world where he gained much exposure to European art.
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