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William Henry Johnson
William Henry Johnson was born in South Carolina on March 18, 1901 to mother Alice Smoot Johnson and father Henry Johnson. He was the oldest of five children. Growing up he learneed to love art. he was refered to as an expressionist artist. When he was seventeen he moved to New York where he had multiple jobs. He went to the School of National Academy of Design in 1921. In 1926 he moved to Paris, France for his artwork and picked up a job as a custodian for extra money. He had art exibits around Europe for the next couple of years. He married Holcha Krake in 1930 and because of their work they moved around throughout Europe.


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