Ernest Lawson

(American, 1873 - 1939)

new york snow scene with madison square garden in the distance by ernest lawson

Ernest Lawson

New York Snow Scene with Madison Square Garden in the Distance

red house, sound beach by ernest lawson

Ernest Lawson

Red House, Sound Beach

trees and rocks by ernest lawson

Ernest Lawson

Trees and Rocks

Biografie

Chronologie

1873
Born in Halifax
1888
Began studying art at the Kansas City Art Institute
1890
Began at the Art Students League in New York
1893
Enrolled in the Académie Julian and shared a studio in Paris with Somerset Maugham
1894
Returned to the States and married Ella Holman, one of his art teachers in Kansas City
1916
The Lawson family lived near a castle in Segovia
1917
The family moved back to NY and Lawson was elected full member of the National Academy
1921
Lawson and his wife separated
1924
Revisited his birthplace, Halifax, as well as Newfoundland
1926
Moved to Kansas City for a teaching position at the Art Institute