(1880 - 1946)
Robert Leo Cotton was active/lived in California, Texas. Robert Cotton is known for western landscape painting, illustration.
Biography Robert Cotton
Robert Leo Cotton was a landscape artist and illustrator, and his career was both in Texas and California. He was born in San Antonio in 1880. During his years in San Antonio he was a student of Julian Onderdonk. In addition to his studies with Onderdonk, he attended the Holmes School of Illustration in St. Louis, Missouri. He sketched in Fort Worth and at Trinity Park and Lake Como and painted at the Texas Artist Camp, Christoval, Texas, where he was a charter member.
In 1920, Cotton assisted in organizing the Fort Worth Painter Club, which later became known as the Allied Artist Club of Fort Worth.
In 1925, he moved to Los Angeles where he became Art Director of the Los Angeles Examiner newspaper. He continued his landscap
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