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Marvin Reeb Cohn

 (1893 - 1974)
Marvin Reeb Cohn was active/lived in California.  Marvin Cohn is known for Portrait Painting.

Biography   Marvin Reeb Cohn


Born in San Francisco, CA on Aug. 5, 1893.  Cohn was a lifelong resident of his native city.  Artistically inclined at an early age, he studied at the local Institute of Art and in 1911 continued on a scholarship at the ASL of NYC.  His art career was interrupted while serving in the Army during WWI.  He was active as a portraitist until the Depression of the 1930s and then for 40 years worked as a salesman.  Cohn died at the Veterans Home in Yountville, CA on Dec. 5, 1974.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
SF Chronicle, 5-7-1911, 35/2; Death Record


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