(1904 - 1979)
Fletcher Martin was active/lived in California, Colorado. Fletcher Martin is known for painter-genre, sport, war illustration.
Biography Fletcher Martin
Born in Palisade, Colorado, a small western town where his father ran
the newspaper, Fletcher Martin was a self-taught artist, best known for
his painting of western subjects. He worked as a painter, muralist, and
Martin grew up in a family that moved to towns
throughout the West. He showed an early interest in art,
primarily from circus posters and amateur painters. At age 12, he
began working as a printer, and after dropping out of high school, had
various jobs including lumberjack and professional boxer. In
Seattle, where he worked for Western Show Print, he specialized in big,
gaudy outdoor posters.
From 1922 to 1926, he served in the Navy
and then settled in Los Angeles where he ha
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