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John Alexander Brandon

 (1870 - 1958)
John Alexander Brandon was active/lived in California, Tennessee.  John Brandon is known for Lithography, etching, engraving and painting, sketch artist.

Biography   John Alexander Brandon

Born on Nov. 25, 1870 in Franklin, TN. While learning the trade of lithography and engraving, Brandon studied painting with Clifton Carbee in Boston.

Upon moving to California in 1925, he lived in Monrovia for four years before settling in Sacramento where he remained until his death on Dec. 9, 1958.

His paintings and prints include scenes of the Mother Lode country and missions.

Kingsley Art Club (Sacramento), 1931-47; California Printmakers, 1937.

California State Library and California Historical Society

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California State Library (Sacramento); Who's Who in American Art 1936-41; Sacramento Bee, 4-3-1937.

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