Sargent Claude Johnson

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Birthday
7, 1888
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Oct 10, 1967 (79)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1888
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Oct 10, 1967 (79)

About

African-American sculptor known for Abstract Figurative and Early Modern styles. He made Chester, a portrait of an African-American boy.

Before Fame

He attended the California School of Fine Arts and studied under sculptors Beniamino Bufano and Ralph Stackpole.

Trivia

He was one of the first African-American artists in California to achieve a national reputation.

Family Life

He married Pearl Lawson in 1915.

Associated With

He and Anne Froelick were both members of the communist party.