Clark Greenwood Voorhees
(1871 - 1933)
Clark Greenwood Voorhees was active/lived in Connecticut. Clark Voorhees is known for landscape and portrait painting, etching.
Biography Clark Greenwood Voorhees
A painter of landscapes in Tonalist and Impressionist styles, Clark
Voorhees was the first of the Connecticut Impressionists to discover
Old Lyme. In the spring of 1896, he was riding his bicycle and as
an artist discovered the area, which later became a famous artists'
colony whose members gathered at the boarding house run by Florence
He spent that summer there, and by 1904, had married
and moved permanently to Old Lyme. He also painted and exhibited
Voorhees was born in New York City, and studied
chemistry at Yale University and art at Columbia University. He
then went to Paris where he enrolled at the Academie Julian and studied
with Jean Paul Laurens and Benjamin Constant
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