David Ericson (1869/70-1946)
Hiro Fine Art is interested in purchasing artworks by David Ericson.
David Ericson was born in Motola, Sweden and emigrated to Duluth, Minnesota at the age of four. Ericson began as a self-taught artist and won a prize in painting at the Minnesota State Fair in 1885. Two years after winning the prize, Ericson moved to New York and joined the Art Students League. While in New York he was a student of William Merritt Chase and Kenyon Cox. David Ericson continued his studies in Paris and London where he studied with James McNeill Whistler.
Ericson returned to Duluth, Minnesota in 1902 and taught at the Duluth Art Institute. He would travel around the world extensively, but always returned home. His paintings can be found in the Duluth Art Association, the Tweed Museum, American Swedish Institute, and the Minnesota Historical Society.
- 1869/70 – Born in Motola, Sweden
- Moved to Duluth, Minnesota at the age of four
- 1885 – Won prize for painting exhibited at the Minnesota State Fair
- Moved to New York City and joined the Art Students League
- 1902 – Returned to Duluth, Minnesota and taught at the Duluth Art Institute