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^[[1879-1956 Amour Painter to Forbes Watson, critic]] Sept 7th 38 [[preprinted]] 19 ATLANTIC AVENUE ROCKPORT, MASSACHUSETTS [[/preprinted]] Dear Forbes I am answering briefly your letter of Sept 1st concerning my career as an artist. I was born in New York City January 24th 1879. I started to study painting in 1892 under Wm M Chase; after that I went to the New York Art School at 57th St & 6th Ave and then to the Art Students League. My period of study lasted from 1892 until 1902 interrupted only by my attendance at Princeton University where I graduated in 1900. I have done all sorts of subjects and I can't say which sort of work could be classed as outstanding. Probably some of my circus subjects above, with the picture I have done of fisherman and the sea would be classed as the best. I am represented in the following museums (over)
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