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 Basil Meynell Tait  (1878 - 1963)

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Lived/Active: California / Scotland      Known for: Painter, commercial artist, draftsman

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BIOGRAPHY for Basil Tait
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Birth
1878 (Scotland)
 
Death
1963 (Encinitas, California)

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California / Scotland

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Born in Scotland on May 3, 1878. Tait moved to southern California in 1920. His pencil sketch of the Rose Bowl appeared in the Thumb Tack (Aug. 1925). He died at his home in Encinitas, CA on March 8, 1963.
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Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); Death record.
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