Charles Orson Horton Mining Landscape SOLD P221

Born in Hayward, CA. [1896 – 1945] After settling in Oakland as a child, Horton lived there for the rest of his life. He studied at the CSFA, CCAC, and with Armin Hansen. Horton lectured and served on art juries throughout California. For many years he was on the faculty at UC and taught there until his death on Dec. 5, 1945. The subjects of his etchings, watercolors, and drawings include nudes, still lifes, landscapes, portraits, and urban scenes. Exh: Oakland Art Gallery, 1932-41; Bay Region AA, 1935 (3rd prize); SFMA, 1935; De Young Museum, 1945. In: St John”s Church (Oakland); Cowell Hospital (UC Berkeley). Artwork measures 14 x 11, frame 22 x 19. signed lower left, watercolor of board. California Surrealist.

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