Helmer F. Bryn was born in San Francisco, CA on Sept. 27, 1885. Following the earthquake of 1906, Bryn settled across the bay in Alameda. He worked in the San Francisco Bay area as a freelance artist for many years. The brother of artist Oscar Bryn, he died at the Mendocino (CA) State Hospital on Jan. 23, 1935.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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