(1905 - 1969)
Martin H. Gambee was active/lived in New York, California, Massachusetts, New Jersey. Martin Gambee is known for illustrator, southwest genre.
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Biography Martin Gambee
A teacher at the Institute Allende in San Miquel, Mexico from 1962, Martin Gambee died off the coast of Baha, Mexico in 1969. He was a an illustrator, painter, lithographer, craftsperson, designer, lecturer and teacher, and his specialty was southwestern genre, especially Navajo Indians with whom he spent three summers on their reservation. In 1939, the Artist Guild annual exhibition had two of his western paintings.
He studied with Howard Giles, Gustave Cimiotti, James Pinto, Eliot O'Hara, and with Andre Lhote in Paris and at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.
In the 1930s, he lived in Pawling New York and was an illustrator member of the Artists Guild. In 1947, he was listed as living in Carmel California.
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