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Alton Painter

 (1895 - 1948)
Alton Painter was active/lived in California, New York, Nevada.  Alton Painter is known for Commercial Art; Painting.

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Biography   Alton Painter


Born in Reno, NV on July 20, 1895. Painter moved to California with his family in 1908. Coming from NYC, he arrived in Oakland in 1934, and then joined a group of artists called The Thirteen Watercolorists (formed by Maurice Logan and Maynard Dixon). He was active in the San Francisco Bay area until his demise in Berkeley on Jan. 10, 1948.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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