Compton Harry Allis (1870-1938)

 

Compton Harry Allis (1870-1938)
American Impressionist landscape painter ;
C. H. Allis ; Compton H. Allis ; C. Harry Allis ; Harry Allis ; 
[Born May 20, 1870 in Dayton, OH – died 1938 in Los Angeles, CA]

 

FAD record control number: 54446 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Compton Harry Allis (1870-1938) biography:

Birth: May 20, 1870 in Dayton, OH ;
Death:
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Taurus ;

Known for: Impressionist landscapes ;
Medium: Oil ; watercolor ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Landscape ;

Areas: Dayton, OH ; Paris, France ; Long Beach, CA (1912) ; Los Angeles, CA (1912) ; New York, NY (ca.1920s) ; Detroit, MI (1892-1900) ; CT ; PA ;
Region: Mid West ; North East ; Europe ;
Lived: Dayton, OH ; Paris, France ; Long Beach, CA (1912) ; Los Angeles, CA (1912) ; New York, NY (ca.1920s) ; Detroit, MI (1892-1900) ; CT
Father: Abram Q Allis (1843-1920) ;
Mother: Cornelia Sarah (Wilson) Allis (1831-1913) ;
Relatives:
Spouse: Letitia “Lettie” Durant (Torrey) Allis (1879-1965), married October 1, 1902 in Detroit, MI, also studied art at Fine Arts, Beaver College, Philadelphia, PA ;
Children: Lilian Allis (1906-1983), daughter ; Beatrice Torrey Allis (1907-2003), daughter ; Letitia Allis (1909-1991), daughter ;

Training: Detroit Museum of Art, Detroit, MI (1892) ; Privately under Charles Harry “Henry” Eaton (1850-1901), New York, NY ; Privately under William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905), Paris, France ;
Instructors: Charles Harry “Henry” Eaton (1850-1901) ; William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) ;
Work: Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI, art contributor (1900-1902) ;

Taught: Detroit Museum Art School, Detroit, MI ; Private lessons, studio ;
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Member: National Art Club, New York, NY ; Society of Western Artists, San Bruno, CA (1896-1914) ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member (1921-1938) ; Detroit Water Color Society, Detroit, MI (1892) ;
Exhibited with: Detroit Water Color Society Detroit, MI held at the Hanna & Noyes Gallery, Detroit, MI (April 17 – May, 1892, sold 9 watercolors, December, 1892) ; Hanna & Noyes Gallery, Detroit, MI (January, 1895, shows 82 water colors) ; Second annual exhibition, Western Artists, Detroit, MI (December, 1897) ; Detroit Museum of Art, Detroit, MI (ca.1901) ; Exhibition of paintings by C. Harry Allis, Asheville, NC ; National Society of Fine Arts held at Paris Salons, Paris, France (1907) ; Paintings by C. Harry Allis, John Hanna Gallery, Detroit, MI (November 19 – December 8, 1928) ;
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.54446

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Record birth date:
May 23, 2019

Last updated: November 10, 2019 at 17:02 pm

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