Sydney Mortimer Laurence

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Sydney Mortimer Laurence (American, 1865-1940) Studied at the National Academy of Design with Edward Moran; Ecole des Beaux-Arts, in Paris 1889-94. He was also a member of the Royal Society of British Artists. He became a war correspondent for a London Periodical. After much travel, he tried his hand at gold prospecting in Alaska, which proved unsuccessful. He would often return to his cabin to paint, and is especially well know for his Alaskan landscapes and Indians.

This Vintage Travel Poster was featured in our 2006 exhibition “The Art of Travel”. Please follow the link to our exhibition page to see the Catalog of the Exhibition and additional information.