American painter of semi-abstract imagery inspired by impressions of nature. Born in New York. BA, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1940. Served in the US Navy 1942-6. Studied at the Art Students League in New York, then lived from 1949-53 in Europe, where he studied at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris, and the State Institute of Arts, Florence. First one-man exhibition at the Ferargil Gallery, New York, 1951. Became interested in nature as a subject while living in Italy. Lived in Japan 1956-7 and was influenced by Japanese art. Made some works in the mid 1960s with hard-edge shapes. Has made a number of visits to northern Norway since the mid 1960s, and made drawings of the landscape there; also visited China in 1974. Lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.273