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Demuth, Charles

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Born: 1883 AD
Died: 1935 AD, at 51 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Painters

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1883 - Born on November 8th in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the only and indulged child of successful business people--so financially secure that Demuth never had to work for a living, although he was never wealthy. He was one of the most stylistically innovative watercolor artists of the 20th century.

         - He painted poster portraits for artists Georgia O'Keeffe, Arthur Dove, Charles Duncan, Marsden Hartley, John Marin and for the writers Gertrude Stein, Eugene O'Neill, Wallace Stevens and Williams.

1903 - Demuth studied at the School of Industrial Art in Philadelphia.

1905 - Demuth enrolled in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where he was the pupil of Thomas Anshutz, Hugh Breckenridge, and Henry McCarter.

1908 - Demuth returned to the States where he re-enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy and finished his studies.

1935 - Died on October 3rd.

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