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Dorothy Janson

 (1905 - 1984)
Dorothy Plymouth Janson was active/lived in Florida, California, New Jersey.  Dorothy Janson is known for Painter, illustrator, craftsperson.

Biography   Dorothy Janson

Born in Jersey City, NJ on Sept. 23, 1905. Janson studied at Iowa State College, University of Florida, and with Henry C. Plymouth. She was a resident of Los Angeles (1934), NYC/Santa Fe (1940), and Marianna, FL from 1947 until her demise in November 1984. A specialist in wild flower illustrations, she also illustrated the Boy Scouts Handbook and Atlas of Anatomy of Domestic Animals. Exh: NM Museum, 1929, 1931; LA Co. Fair (Pomona), 1932; Univ. of Florida, 1941, 1942; Florida Park Service, 1946. In: LACMA; Univ. of NM; Florida Park Service.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in American Art 1936-56; Social Security Death Index (1940-2002).

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