ALSON CLARK (1876-1949)

ALSON CLARK A vanguard of California Impressionism, Clark was already a seasoned painter who had lived and painted all over the world by the time he arrived in the Golden State following his service in the war. Having trained at the Art Institute of Chicago, studied with William Merritt Chase at the Art Students League of New York, and briefly under James McNeil Whistler at the Academie Carmen in Paris, Clark eventually settled with his wife in Pasadena, where he taught fine art at Occidental College in Los Angeles and served as the director of the Stickney Memorial School of Art in Pasadena.

Toboggan Slide and Dufferin Terrace
oil on canvas
30 x 38 in.
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