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George Coblentz

 (1896 - 1973)
George William Coblentz was active/lived in California, Washington.  George Coblentz is known for desert landscape, coastal and seascape painting, cartoons.

Biography   George Coblentz


Born in Vaughn, Washington on September 27, 1896, George Coblentz spent his youth in Tacoma, Washington. During World War I, he served as a topographical mapper and scout in Europe.  Upon discharge from the Army, he attended the University of Washington.

After moving to Los Angeles in 1923, he was a cartoonist for the Evening Herald. During the 1930s and 1940s, he was employed in the art department of MGM and other movie studios and as a designer of technical art for Hughes Aircraft.

A world traveler, subjects of his paintings include scenes of Canada, Mexico, Europe, and the U.S.

Coblentz died in Van Nuys, California on November 17, 1973.

Associations:
Southwest Art A

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Desert Art Center; Death record.

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