(1876 - 1959)
Leroy Dayton Updyke was active/lived in Washington. Leroy Updyke is known for easel and mural painting, Pacific northwest, woodland scenes, mountains.
Biography Leroy Updyke
Leroy Dayton UpDyke was born March 3, 1876 in Elmira, N.Y. and died in Seattle at age 83 on September 2, 1959. He is listed in some art reference books, notably in Washington State Art and Artists, 1850-1950 (Trip & Dode, 1992), which contains biographical information and mentions his work with his Hoodsport WA based friend Melvin Bearden on murals for the New York World's Fair* and for the Golden Gate International Exposition*, both of which took place in 1939-1940.
The extent and source of his art training are not known, but very likely he had some formal instruction as an art student or with an established painter. Some woodland scenes of eastern forests and scenes of an orientalist* nature sugg
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