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William Goadby Lawrence

 (1913 - 2002)
William Goadby Lawrence was active/lived in New York, Maine.  William Lawrence is known for marine, genre, views, illustration.

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William Goadby Lawrence


Biography from Tierney Fine Art

William Goadby Lawrence was one of America's foremost marine artists of the 20th Century.  Born in Rumson, New Jersey, on August 17, 1913, he was the youngest son of Robert Cutting and Marguerite Lowe Lawrence.  He became an artist at a very young age, attended the Art Students League in New York and had his first show at age 21 at Abercrombie & Fitch in New York City.

Lawrence served in the United States Coast Guard in World War II as a Combat Artist and Chief Boatswain's Mate.  He saw action in the battles for North Africa, Sicily, Iwo Jima and Okinawa.  While with the U.S.S. Samuel chase he was awarded the Silver Star for Gallantry and Intrepidity in Action.  A  ...  Displaying 750 of 2010 characters.




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About  William Goadby Lawrence

Born:  1913 - Rumson, New Jersey
Died:   2002 - Edgecomb, Maine
Known for:  marine, genre, views, illustration