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Norman St. Clair (1865 - 1912) Watercolorist. Born in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, on Nov. 24, 1865. St. Clair studied architecture and worked as a draftsman in England. After immigrating to America, he was an architect in Boston, Denver, Salt Lake City, and San Francisco before moving to Pasadena about 1900. He had a home in the Arroyo Seco and commuted regularly to Laguna Beach where he is considered to be the first artist to work in that community, which he discovered between 1895-1900. Primarily a self-taught painter, his representational watercolors are derived from the English school of painting. St.Clair died of tuberculosis at his Pasadena home on March 6, 1912 at the age of 48. Member: LA Painters Club; Calif. Art Club. [California]

ID: 1987-00342
St. Clair, Norman

MEDIUM: Painting; FORMAT: Watercolor; framed, matted; LENGTH: 18 3/4 x 15 inches; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Art

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