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John Fabian Carlson, Hiker's Challenge

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John Fabian Carlson, Hiker's Challenge
Hiker's Challenge, John Fabian Carlson 1874 - 1945, oil on board, titled verso, unsigned, Vose Gallery authentication stamp verso, 5 1/4" by 6 1/2" sight, framed 12 1/8" by 13 3/8" in high quality 22K gold leaf carved reproduction frame, no restorations. Painter born Sweden, settled in Buffalo at age 12, attended Albright School of Art under Lucious Hitchcock. In 1902 first earned a scholarship to Art Students League in New York, where he was a pupil of Frank Vincent Dumond; then earned a scholarship to study at Byrdcliffe Arts Colony (later known as Woodstock Artists Association) under Birge Harrison. In 1906 Art Students League Summer School moved from Connecticut to Woodstock; he became director following Birge Harrison's retirement in 1911, hiring Frank Swift Chase as his assistant. In 1920 he moved to Colorado, taught at Broadmoor Academy for 2 years, returned to Woodstock to establish the J. F. Carlson School of Landscape Painting. In 1911 was elected to the National Academy of Design, reaching full membership in 1925. In 1942 co-founded a summer school in Gloucester with Emile Gruppe.

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