Clark Greenwood Voorhees

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Clark Greenwood Voorhees (May 29, 1871–1933) was an American Impressionist and Tonalist landscape painter and one of the founders of the Old Lyme Art Colony. The son of a stockbroker, Voorhees was born on May 29, 1871, in New York City. He was initially drawn to the sciences and earned degrees in Chemistry from Yale and Columbia Universities. In 1894, Voorhees began to seriously pursue fine art (which had always been a hobby) when he enrolled in classes at the Art Students League.