Born in Nevada City, CA on Jan. 15, 1880. Cross studied art at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute in San Francisco in 1898. He continued his studies in France, Italy, and with Howard Pyle. He was active in the art scene in the San Francisco Bay area and on the Monterey Peninsula where he obtained much of his subject matter. Cross died in Santa Clara County, CA on April 10, 1942. Exh: San Francisco Art Association, 1904-12. In: Oakland Museum.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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