Painter. Born in San Francisco, CA on April 19, 1889.
Wolf grew up and attended public schools in his native city. He was introduced to art in the studio of Gertrude Boyle and later spent one year in Europe where he was greatly influenced by the French Impressionists.
A lifelong resident of California, about 1926 he moved south to Half Moon Bay where his grandparents had settled in 1846. As well as landscapes of that area and the Sierra Nevada, he also painted a series of the missions and the historic buildings of San Mateo County.
Although he worked in oil, he was primarily a watercolorist. About 1500-2000 of his works are extant. Wolf was about 90 percent blind during his last 30 years but continued to Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here