Ernest Lawson

Ernest Lawson (March 22, 1873 – December 18, 1939) was a Canadian-American painter and exhibited his be in at the Canadian Art Club and was a zealot of the American help The Eight, artists who formed a loose association in 1908 to commotion the narrowness of taste and restrictive exhibition policies of the conservative, powerful National Academy of Design. Though Lawson was primarily a landscape painter, he in addition to painted a small number of practicable 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 along with Impressionism and realism.

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