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Frederick James Colbert

 (1889 - 1967)
Frederick James Colbert was active/lived in California, Nebraska.  Frederick Colbert is known for Desert Landscapes.

Biography   Frederick James Colbert


Frederick James Colbert was born in Nebraska on Sept. 27, 1889.  Colbert moved to southern California in 1922 and settled in Long Beach.  A physician, he painted in his leisure and was active in the local art scene.  In 1947 he moved to a ranch in San Diego County where he remained until his demise on Feb. 21, 1967.  Working in oil and watercolor, his forte was desert landscapes. 

Member:  Long Beach AA; Spectrum Club.  Exh: Padua Hills (Claremont), 1937 (1st solo); Atlantic City, 1942 (bronze medal); Chicago, 1944.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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