biografía de Martin Jacob JACKSON (1872-1955)

Lugar de nacimiento: Newburgh, NY

Lugar de defunción: Los Angeles, CA

Direcciones: Los Angeles, CA

Profesión: Painter, designer, illuminator

Estudios: CUASch; NAD, with E.M. Ward; Comelli, in London; Paris; Brussels; Antwerp.

Exposiciones: Alaska-Yukon-Pac. Expo., Seattle, 1909 (medals); San Fran. AA, 1917; S. Indp. A., 1917-26, 1928-29; Artists Fiesta, Los Angeles, 1931; 10th Olympiad, Los Angeles, 1932 (med.); AIC, 1942, 1949; Corcoran Gal., 1941-61 (8 times; 5th hon. men., 1949); Pittsburgh A. Soc.; Cincinnati AM; St. Louis AM; AIC; Herron AI; Laguna Beach AM.

Asociaciones: Los Angeles AL; Calif. AC

Obra: Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA (illuminated manuscripts).

Comentarios: Designer: costumes for the Legit Theatre in London. Designed a stained glass window for the Elks Club in L.A. Illuminations include works for 5 U.S. presidents, all artwork for the 10th Olympiade in Los Angeles (1932), and a scroll for Queen Victoria. Painted impressionist landscapes and seascapes, mostly of California beaches. Chinatown in Los Angeles was another preferred subject. Teacher of drawing & painting, Denver Univ., between 1901 and 1906.

Fuentes: WW40; Hughes, Artists in California, 283; Falk, Exh. Record Series; add'l info. courtesy of his granddaughter Benida Solow.

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