Born in Iceland on Sept. 18, 1879. While a resident of San Francisco in the 1920s, Arnesen taught at Berkeley League of Fine Arts. By the 1940s he had moved to Claremont, NH where he remained until his demise in July 1970. Exh: EastWest Gallery (SF), 1927.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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