Born in Santa Antonia, Mexico on Jan. 19, 1885. Larrinaga graduated from St Vincents College in Los Angeles in 1900. He lived briefly in Arizona before returning to Los Angeles in 1911. After graduating from St Vincents College, he worked as an artist-designer in the movie industry. He was also art director for several expositions around the country. Larrinaga died in Los Angeles on Nov. 3, 1947. Exh: Calif. Pacific Expo, (San Diego), 1935 (medal); Great Lakes Expo, 1937 (medal).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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