(1923 - 2011)
George Stave was active/lived in California, New Jersey / France. George Stave is known for interiors, figure, portrait, still life and landscape painting.
Biography George Stave
George Stave (1923-2011)
George Stave was an American realist painter best known for his landscapes, still life, and interiors. He was born on July 29, 1923, in Los Angeles and grew up Salinas, California. At the age of 17 he returned to Los Angeles, having won a scholarship to the Chouinard Art Institute (today California Institute of the Arts). There he studied with the American painter Henry Lee McFee (1886-1953). Privately, he studied with Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955), a Russian-American portrait painter.
In his early 20s, Stave worked as a set painter in the art department of Paramount Studios in Hollywood. From 1945 to 1948, he was an instructor of figure and portrait painting at the Jepson Art Institute (which close
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