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 Samuel Hyde Harris  (1889 - 1977)

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Lived/Active: California      Known for: landscape and marine painting, illustration, mural

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BIOGRAPHY for Samuel Harris
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Birth
1889 (Middlesex, England)
 
Death
1977 (Los Angeles, California)

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California


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landscape and marine painting, illustration, mural

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Impressionists Pre 1940

At 14 years of age Sam Hyde Harris was already a successful commercial artist.  A 1903 letter of recommendation from Andre & Sleigh, stated that, "We have the pleasure in stating that Samuel Harris (aged 14 ½ years) has given every satisfaction during the 8 or 9 months he has been engaged in our Artists Department." 

After moving to California with his family Harris got a job as painter of signs, billboards and hand-lettered show cards in 1906.  He developed a re (showing 500 of 4354 characters).




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