Chester "Chet" Berq was born in Ohio on Nov. 16, 1895. "Chet" Berg was a truck driver in Round Mountain, NV in 1920. He appears to have moved to San Diego County about 1930 and settled in El Cajon. He died there on Feb. 9, 1973. His work includes landscapes of the desert around his home as well as coastal scenes.
Member: Desert Art Center.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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