Frank Overton (Redfeather) Colbert
(1895 - 1953)
Frank Overton (Redfeather) Colbert was active/lived in Oklahoma, New York / France. Frank Colbert is known for painting, camouflage art.
Biography Frank Overton (Redfeather) Colbert
Frank Overton Colbert (1895-1953)
Frank Overton Colbert was active/lived in Oklahoma, New York and Paris. He is known as a painter and camouflage artist.
He was born at Riverside, in Oklahoma Indian Territory, on August 6, 1895. He is more commonly known as F. Overton Colbert, or, less often, as Frank Overton Redfeather Colbert. “Redfeather” is in reference to his Native American ancestry. His parents, Holmes Colbert (a Harvard graduate) and Ella Overton Colbert (educated in Europe), and earlier relatives were wealthy, prominent members of the Chickasaw Nation in Oklahoma. His maternal grandfather, Frank Overton, was a well-known politician, and one of his cousins was Captain Benjamin Colbert, whom Theodore Roosevelt had singl
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