Born in Sitka, Alaska on Nov. 10, 1876. After graduating from UC Berkeley in 1897, Quinan studied art in Paris for many years at Académie Julian under J. P. Laurens. By the 1920s he had settled in NYC where he was art editor for Woman's Home Companion
until 1940 . He retired to Stamford, Connecticut where he remained until his death on May 21, 1948.
Member: Salmagundi Club.
Exh: Paris Salon, 1904.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
SF Chronicle, 7-15-1904, 7/3; American Art Annual
1931; Who's Who in American Art
1947; NY Times, 5-22-1948 (obituary).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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