(1899 - 1986)
Paul Detlefsen was active/lived in California, Illinois. Paul Detlefsen is known for nostalgic genre painting, illustration.
Biography Paul Detlefsen
The following comes from the artist's website, and was submitted by Ben Richmond:
Many may not know his name, but the serene, nostalgic charm of Paul Detlefsen's paintings is familiar to just about everyone. It is no surprise since he was one of the most widely reprinted artists or our century. His art was lithographed into reproductions, calendars, jigsaw puzzles, playing cards, and even place mats for the table. Paul Detlefsen, I am proud to say, moved to Hollywood, California after completing high school and some training at the Chicago Art Institute. There he worked a long and happy career in special effects.
After 30 years he retired and began a new career as a calendar artist. In Detlefsen's own words: "And so it is tha
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