(1889 - 1970)
Anders Gustave Aldrin was active/lived in California. Anders Aldrin is known for landscape and portrait painting, woodblock printing.
Biography Anders Aldrin
A painter and print maker, Anders Aldrin became known for his color
wood-blocks and his paintings of still lifes, landscapes, and portraits
of "broad, quick strokes and intense hues". He was born in
Sternfors, Sweden and showed artistic talent as a child. He immigrated
to the United States in 1911, escaping his family who disapproved of
him choosing art as a career.
While serving in the army, he
contracted tuberculosis and began painting at the VA hospital in
Arizona. When he was released in 1923, he went to Los Angeles and
enrolled for four years at the Otis Art Institute. From there he won a
full scholarship to the Santa Barbara School of Fine Arts where he
learned the Japanese method of wood block making fro
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