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Clarence Mattei

 (1883 - 1945)
Clarence Rudolph Mattei was active/lived in California.  Clarence Mattei is known for Portrait painter, illustrator.

Biography   Clarence Mattei


Clarence Rudolph Mattei was born on Nov. 13, 1883 in San Francisco, CA. Mattei spent most of his life as a resident of Santa Barbara. He studied art at the Mark Hopkins Institute (1900-02) and in Paris at Académie Julian under Laurens (1907-10). He died in Santa Barbara, CA on April 2, 1945.

Exh: Paris Salon, 1907; San Francisco Art Association, 1910; Rabjohn & Morcom (SF), 1914; Santa Barbara Art Club, 1924; Palos Verdes AA, 1935; Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939; Montecito Country Club, 1940.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1907-10; SF Chronicle, 6-21-1914; California State Library (Sacramento); Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); Los Angeles Times, 4-4-1945 (obituary).

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