May Austin Claus
May Austin Claus was active/lived in Massachusetts. May Claus is known for landscape and miniature painting.
Biography May Austin Claus
May Austin Claus was born in Berlin, New York, in 1882. After moving to Massachusetts as a young woman she lived both in Provincetown and Boston, maintaining a studio at 410 Boylston Street. She studied at the Boston Museum School and was a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Miniature Painters.
Exhibitions include the Boston Art Club (1905-08), Salons of America, Art Institute of Chicago 1905, 1907 and 1909, Society of Independent Artists (1920,1921, 1923), and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1922.
She married William Anton Joseph Claus who was born in Mainz, Germany in 1862. William died in 1926 but the death date for May is unknown. As she was twenty years younger than William, she could have remarried after his death
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