Born in French Guiana on Aug. 16, 1899. Castaing studied at the Cooper Union in NYC. During the 1930s he worked in New York on the Federal Art Project. By the early 1940s he had settled in Los Angeles. He died there on March 14, 1982.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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