(1892 - 1944)
George Cecil Corbit was active/lived in California, Michigan. George Corbit is known for modernist figure-genre.
Biography George Corbit
George Cecil Corbit first enlisted in the Michigan National Guard in 1916. At Fort Custer, Michigan he served on the Texas Border against Panch Villa. He was then sent to France during WW1. As Sergeant 32 Infantry Division, he was wounded at Sousons, France. Following he spent years in V.A hospitals, due to a severe wound in his hip (Shell Fragments).
Corbit studied art and sculpting in Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Michigan. Later he moved to California. Eventually cancer took over in the wound he received in WW1, this caused him more years of suffering and led to his untimely death.
Information submitted as a bulletin by: Jack Corbit, nephew of the artist
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