Painter, illustrator. Born in Mulo, Yugoslavia on Feb. 5, 1901. Prohaska came to the U.S. with his family in 1909. A graduate of the California School of Fine Arts, he had a studio on Sutter Street in San Francisco for a few years as a young man, and from 1921 until 1929 he owned and ran an art service in Chicago, Illinois. He then moved to NYC where he embarked upon a successful career as an illustrator for Woman's Home Companion
and other national magazines. He taught at the Art Students League of New York City in 1961 and then was artist-in-residence at Washington and Lee University.
Prohaska died in East Hampton, New York in October 1981.
Audubon Society; Bohemian Club.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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