Guy Rose


Guy Rose


San Gabriel, California


Impressionist landscape and marine, painting, portrait, genre

Guy Rose was born in San Gabriel, California on March 3,1867. He was the son of a former senator who was a large Southern California landowner and rancher for whom the town of Rosemead was named. Guy graduated from Los Angeles High School; next he studied at the California School of Design in San Francisco, where he was particularly influenced by Emil Carlsen. At the age of twenty-one he sailed to Paris to study at the Academie Julian. His big claim to fame was his friendship with Claude Monet during a prolonged sojourn in the village of Giverny, near Paris.