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John C Janes

 (1882 - 1975)
John C. Janes was active/lived in California, Wisconsin.  John Janes is known for Etcher, graphic artist.

Biography   John C. Janes

Born in Milwaukee, WI on Dec. 31, 1882. Janes began his art career in 1894 as an apprentice to Chicago engraver, Julius H. Ahrman. At age 15 he was a skilled printer. He moved to Alhambra, CA in 1924 and set up a 150-year-old hand press on which he produced soft-point etchings of animals, figures, and ships. He was a resident there until his death on Oct. 23, 1975. In: MM; LACMA.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Los Angeles Times, 7-20-1965.

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