Stevens, Will Henry, 1881-1949

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Dates:
Birth 1881-11-28
Death 1949-08-25
American,

Biographical notes:

Painter, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and in New York with Jonas Lie and Van Dearing Perrine. Taught at Newcomb College Art Dept, New Orleans, 1921-1948. In the 1930s and 1940s, he developed an individualized style of non-objective and abstract painting. Throughout his career he experimented with pigments and manufacturing his own painting materials and was an influential teacher at Tulane.

From the description of Will Henry Stevens papers, 1907-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557289

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  • Indiana (as recorded)
  • Louisiana--New Orleans (as recorded)