John F. Carlson

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Birthday
5, 1875
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
May 19, 1947 (72)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
5, 1875
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
May 19, 1947 (72)

About

Impressionist painter whose works were exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and the National Academy of Design. His instructional book "Elementary Principles of Landscape Paintings" was printed several times over the decades.

Before Fame

He studied with artist Lovell Birge Harrison at the Woodstock, New York-based Byrdcliffe Colony.

Trivia

He received the prestigious Carnegie Prize in 1918.

Family Life

He was born in Sweden. He and his family immigrated to Buffalo, New York, in 1884.

Associated With

He and Jack Vettriano were both lesser-known Impressionist painters.