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James Wright

 (1906 - 1969)
James Couper Wright was active/lived in California.  James Wright is known for still life, landscape, marine-genre.

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Born in Kirkwall, Scotland on March 21, 1906. Wright studied at Edinburgh College of Art, graduating with top honors and scholarships for further art study in Europe. Following his art studies, he came to the U.S. about 1930. After working for seven years in Santa Barbara, he settled in Pasadena where he taught at City College. During the 1930s his still lifes and landscapes were considered bold and modern and garnered 48 awards. Wright died in Los Angeles on Dec. 25, 1969. Exh: LA AA, 1924-53; Pasadena Society of Artists, 1930s; Calif. WC Society, 1931-56; Ebell Club (LA), 1933; SFMA, 1935; LACMA, 1936; GGIE, 1939; Pottinger Gallery (Pasadena), 1939; City Hall (LA), 1951 Palos Verdes AA, 1953. In: U.S. Custom House (LA); Oakland Mus

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in American Art 1936-70; California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); So. Calif Artists 1890-1940.

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