|Arthur Merton Hazard |
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"The Coast Range Near Santa Barbara, California"
Oil on Canvas
30 x 40 inches
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Arthur Merton Hazard, a painter, was born in North Bridgewater, Massachusetts on October 20, 1872. Hazard studied art with Frank Duveneck in Cincinnati and in Paris with Prinet and Henri Blanc. He spent most of his career in Boston, but moved to Los Angeles for health reasons in 1923. His works include portraits, desert flower studies, and landscapes. Hazard painted several portraits of prominent LA residents. He exhibited locally. Hazard died on December 26, 1930 while vacationing in France.
Member: P&S of LA; Copley Society; Santa Barbara Art Club (vice president, 1924); California Art Club.
Exhibited: Mechanics' Association (Boston) 1892 (medal); Kanst Gallery (LA), 1923; AIC, 1924; Ebell Club (LA), 1924; Leonard Gallery (LA), 1924; Biltmore Salon (LA), 1925-27; Cannell & Chaffin Gallery (LA), 1925; Lowe Gallery (LA), 1932.
Works Held: California Historical Society; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth; Sierra Nevada Museum, Reno; National Museum of American Art, Boston State House, Baltimore Court House, Red Cross Museum, House of Parliament (Toronto).
Hughes, Edan M. Artists In California 1786-1940. 3rd ed. Vol. 1. Sacramento: Crocker, Art Museum, 2002. N. pag. 2 vols. Print.