William Henry Clapp R.C.A.

Rio Nuevas, Below Cleland’s Bridge, c. 1916

oil on canvas
10.5x13.5 in.

Galerie d’Art Michel Bigué, Quebec;
Private collection, California

Art Association of Montreal, 33rd Spring Exhibition, 1916
Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Thirty-Eighth Annual Exhibition, Art Association of Montreal, November – December 1916;
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Arts Club, label to verso;

William Henry Clapp, landscape and figure painter (b at Montréal 29 Oct 1879; d at Oakland, Ca 21 Apr 1954). Born of American parents, Clapp lived in Oakland 1885-1900. He studied at the Art Association of Montreal 1900-03 with William Brymner, and painted at St-Joachim and Baie-Saint-Paul with Clarence Gagnon.…