Lloyd Jenning Mitchell
(1909 - 1978)
Lloyd Jenning Mitchell was active/lived in California, Arkansas. Lloyd Mitchell is known for horse, western genre and portrait painting.
Biography Lloyd Jenning Mitchell
This information is provided by Linda Mitchell Griffith, niece of Lloyd J. Mitchell:
Lloyd J. Mitchell was born December 21, 1909 in the Ozark Mountains near Van Buren, Arkansas at the edge of Indian Territory. Mitchell's life was a colorful one, with an early love of horses. His father was a horse trader/trainer and Lloyd began riding before he was tall enough to climb onto a horse himself. He used a rope to pull himself up to the saddle.
His interest in art began early, too, and, as most boys of his age, he began drawing Indians, horses and cowboys. At the age of 16 he left home to work at ranches in Kansas, Wyoming, Colorado, Texas and Oklahoma. In the early thirties he traveled to California and found work as a movie ext
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