Dawson Dawson-Watson

Dawson Dawson-Watson (1864-1939) Dawson studied in Giverny, Paris and his birthplace of London before coming to the U.S. in 1893. He lived in several U.S. states and Canada before settling in San Antonio in 1926. Dawson-Watson is known for his paintings of cactus. He became famous in 1927 for winning the largest cash prize in American Art, the Texas Competitive Wildflower Competition. The winning painting, Glory of the Morning, was presented to the Lotos Club in New York by Edgar B. Davis. His works are on display in the Witte Museum in San Antonio and at the San Antonio Art League.

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