Born in Worchester, MA on May 2, 1887, Philip Little, after studying art in Boston, settled in San Francisco in 1914. While working as a commercial artist, he painted landscapes and mining scenes of the Mother Lode area in his leisure.
He was also a popular caricaturist and etcher during his early career.
He was a resident of San Francisco at the time of his demise in Cincinnati, OH on Sept. 15, 1960.
California Society of Etchers
San Francisco Art Association, 1924
Gump's Department Store, 1930s
Oakland Art Gallery, 1933-34
Foundation of Western Art (Los Angeles), 1934
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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