biography of Clara ARNOLD (1879-1959)

Birth place: East Providence, RI

Death place: East Providence, RI

Addresses: Providence, RI (until 1908); East Providence (1908-on)

Profession: Still life painter,teacher

Studied: her father, James (a commercial artist); her uncle, Charles, a Western painter

Member: Providence AC; Providence WCC

Comments: A popular and successful painter of fruit and floral still lifes. Her works were reproduced as chromolithographs by Prang Co. and Providence Lithograph Co. She married the portrait panter, John Nelson Arnold.

Sources: C. Bert, Sketches (Providence, No.2, Dec. 1991)