Born in Halberstadt, Germany on Feb. 20, 1877. "Fritz" Poock studied with Francisco del Marmol in Granada, Spain and in Germany before moving to Los Angeles in 1905. A technical illustrator, he was active in the art world there until his demise on Jan. 2, 1945. Member: Calif. Art Club. Exh: Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1933; Pig n' Whistle (LA), 1935; Schwabacher-Fry (LA), 1935; Friday Morning Club (LA), 1935; Vista del Arroyo (Pasadena), 1936; City Hall (LA), 1936; Chamber of Commerce (Santa Paula), 1938. In: Santa Monica High School (mural).
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