Born in Berkeley, CA on Sept. 16, 1887. Montrichard became highly skilled at painting still lifes. Although seldom seen, his oils are realistically depicted and have the stylistic look of the 1930s. A long-time resident of Los Angeles, he died there on March l, 1937. Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1929, 1930; Laguna Beach AA, 1930; Artists Fiesta (LA), 1931; Pasadena Art Inst., 1932 (award), 1933.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"American Art Annual
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