Allis, C. Harry – American Artist

C. Harry Allis, (American, 1870 to 1938)

Born in 1870 in Dayton, Ohio, Harry Allis was a landscape painter in impressionist style and worked in both oil and watercolor. He lived primarily in Michigan and California. He taught at the Detroit Museum Art School, gave private art classes, and was an art critic for the “Detroit Free Press”. He studied at the Detroit Museum of Art, with Harry Eaton in New York City, and with Bouguereau in Paris. In 1912, he moved to Southern California and lived in Long Beach and Los Angeles, except for the early 1920s when he was in New York. He was active in the local art scene until his death in Los Angeles in 1938.
Information courtesy of Grogan & Company, December 2000.

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