Illustrator, painter and lithographer, Don Freeman was born in San Diego, CA on Aug. 11, 1908. He studied at the San Diego School of Fine Arts and continued in 1928 at the Art Students League in New York City under John Sloan and Harry Wickey.
Remaining in New York, he did drawings of the theater, which were published in the Herald Tribune, New York Times
, and Theater Magazine
. Most of his career was spent in New York city where he captured the spirit and essence of everyday life during the 1930s and 1940s.
He illustrated the works, Human Comedy
(Saroyan), White Deer
(Thurber() and Once Around the Sun
(Atkinson). He was the author of Come One, Come All
, and in 1951
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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