August (Curley) Lenox
(1908 - 1986)
August (Curley) Lenox was active/lived in Texas, California. August Lenox is known for western scene, Indian figure and genre.
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Biography August (Curley) Lenox
Submitted March 2004 by Ettore Ragone, friend of the artist, and written by Art World Security, Inc. Ingram, Texas.
Mr. August Lenox was born in 1908, in a sod house homestead on the plains of North Dakota (exact location unknown) and died December 6, 1986 in Hemet, California. As a young boy, he was fascinated by the adventures and lives of pirates and painted several scenes of them on canvases. He also wrote several stories about their lives. In the1950s, he worked for Walt Disney illustrating comic magazines for children.
Lenox became a permanent resident of the Texas Hill Country where he painted western subjects in oil of cowboys and Indians that are lean, tough men with grime dust and blood on them from a hard life worki
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