Born on Nov. 10, 1894 in Middlefart, Denmark. "Jack" Wiboltt studied at the Royal Academy of Copenhagen. After coming to the U.S. in 1919, he lived in NYC before moving to California in 1924. He lived in San Francisco and Los Angeles before his death in the latter on Jan. 27, 1952. Exh: Royal Academy, 1913; Danish Art Gallery, 1917 (1st solo); Pasadena Art Inst., 1932; Warner Gallery (LA), 1934; Modern Art Gallery (Hollywood), 1935 (solo); County Fair (LA), 1935; American Artists Congress, 1936; GGIE, 1939; NY World's Fair, 1939. In: Fox Theater, LA (murals); LA Jr. College.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Ferdinand Perret Files; Who's Who in American Art
1936-41; California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Artists of the American West
(Doris Dawdy); Who's Who in California
1942; Los Angeles Times, 2-3-1952 (obituary).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here