Ernest Lawson
1873–1939

Introduction

Ernest Lawson (March 22, 1873 – December 18, 1939) was a Canadian-American painter and exhibited his work at the Canadian Art Club and as a member of the American group The Eight, artists who formed a loose association in 1908 to protest the narrowness of taste and restrictive exhibition policies of the conservative, powerful National Academy of Design. Though Lawson was primarily a landscape painter, he also painted a small number of realistic urban scenes. His painting style is heavily influenced by the art of John Henry Twachtman, J. Alden Weir, and Alfred Sisley. Though considered a Canadian-American Impressionist, Lawson falls stylistically between Impressionism and realism.

Wikidata identifier

Q1185478

View the full Wikipedia entry

Information from Wikipedia, made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Accessed June 9, 2024.

Introduction

Canadian/American landscape and cityscape painter, New York City. Comment on works: Landscapes

Roles

Artist, cityscape artist, genre artist, landscape painter, painter

ULAN identifier

500026852

Names

Ernest Lawson, Ernst Lawson, Lawson, Ernest R. A. Lawson, e. lawson

View the full Getty record

Information from the Getty Research Institute's Union List of Artist Names ® (ULAN), made available under the ODC Attribution License. Accessed June 9, 2024.