(1872 - 1945)
Edward (John Edward) Borein was active/lived in California. Edward Borein is known for western genre and horse painting, illustration.
Vaquero; Self portrait (double-sided)
Biography Edward Borein
Born in San Leandro, California, Edward Borein became one of the most
popular artists of western scene painting, equally adept at ink
drawing, watercolor, and etching.
He was raised in San Leandro,
a western cow town, in a family where his father was a county
politician. Edward had many childhood memories of herded cattle
and their cowboys, which he began sketching at the age of five.
He was educated in the Oakland, California schools, and at the age of
17 began working on a ranch near Oakland and then drifted and sketched
as a working cowboy throughout the Southwest, Mexico, and Guatemala.
was said that he practiced his art on anything he could find from
bunkhouse walls to scraps of paper. At a
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