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Demuth, Charles

Born: 1883 AD
Died: 1935 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Painters

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.