Edgar Dorsey Taylor
(1904 - 1978)
Edgar Dorsey Taylor was active/lived in California. Edgar Taylor is known for painting, teaching, printmaking.
Biography Edgar Dorsey Taylor
Born and raised in Grass Valley, California, Edgar Dorsey Taylor was the son of painter Adelaide Virginia Dorsey and Edgar Mayo Taylor, and the grandson of painter Lillie S. Dorsey. From the University of
California at Berkeley, he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1928 and
a Master of Arts Degree in 1932. He then studied in Italy and
France, and in 1929, attended the Hans Hoffman School in Munich.
On a traveling scholarship, he studied in Greece, Crete, Sicily, Turkey
and again in Germany.
From 1933 to 1935, he taught at the University of California and during
this period designed a leaded-glass map that was on display from 1939
to 1940 at the Golden Gate International Exposition. In 1945, a
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