(1882 - 1933)
Gilbert Fletcher was active/lived in New York, Minnesota, New Mexico / Mexico. Gilbert Fletcher is known for wood and linoleum block printing, newspaper illustration.
Biography Gilbert Fletcher
Lafayette Gilbert M. Fletcher Jr. was born 24 March 1883 on his family's farm near Mankato. His father, Lafayette G. M. Fletcher Sr., was a prominent Mankato businessman, and his mother, Susan Dyer Fletcher, was one of the first instructors at the Mankato State Normal School.
Fletcher's training in art began after he left Mankato to attend the Minneapolis Art School in 1908. He would later study at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts* in Philadelphia, and the Institute of Design in New York City. His occupational focus was on commercial art*. He contributed to the New York Tribune, and The New York Times, the Saturday Evening Post, and the Philadelphia Record.
He was a pion
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