Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Cloyd Jonathan Sweigert

 (1897 - 1973)
Cloyd Jonathan Sweigert was active/lived in California.  Cloyd Sweigert is known for Cartoonist, painter.

Biography   Cloyd Jonathan Sweigert

Born in the Santa Clara Valley on a farm near San Jose, CA on Feb. 20, 1897. Sweigert obtained a degree in agriculture from UC Berkeley in 1918 and served briefly in the Army in WWI. After a few years of farming, he worked in San Francisco for the News for seven years before becoming a socio-political cartoonist for the Chronicle in 1932, a position he held until retirement in 1955. Sweigert lived in Palo Alto at 1365 Forest Avenue from 1941 until his death on Feb. 20, 1973. Member: Palo Alto Art Club; Bohemian Club. Exh: Bohemian Club, 1939; De Young Museum, 1943; Palo Alto Medical Clinic, 1979. In: San Jose Historical Museum; Library of Congress.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Palo Alto Times, 2-21-1973 (obituary).

Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.

Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing