Adrien Claude Machefert was born in San Jose, CA on Nov. 29, 1880. Machefert studied at the Mark Hopkins Institute in San Francisco. During 1920-35 he lived in Majorca. He painted a mural in San Pedro's Dana High School for the Federal Art Project during the 1930s. By then he had settled in Glendale, CA where he remained until his demise on Sept. 29, 1953. Member: American Artists Congress.
Exh: Calif. Art Club, 1935; NY World's Fair, 1939.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
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