George Westfall Reynolds was born in Dyersville, IA on April 10, 1887.
Reynolds established a dental office in Minneapolis in 1911. A veteran of WWI, he often spent long periods of each year in southern California.
He studied painting there at the Scripps Institute under Henry McFee and privately with Otto Schneider. He had a home in Los Angeles during the 1920s and by the late 1930s had a studio in San Diego's Balboa Park. Reynolds died in La Jolla, CA on Jan. 31, 1966.
Member: Laguna Beach AA; Calif. Art Club; La Jolla AA; San Diego Men's Art Inst. In: Orange Co. (CA) Museum. American Art Annual 1917-25; Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure);
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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