The following was submitted in September of 2006 by Corinne Cain:
Robert Tanenbaum was born in 1936
Robert Tanenbaum was born in Missouri in 1936. A gifted portrait artist from early on, Tanenbaum easily captured a sitter's likeness. This talent led him to study art at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he earned his Fine Arts degree.
Robert has a system of working with casein and oils involving a preliminary graphite drawing on a gessoed board. Next 80% of the composition is laid in using casein. Over the casein he applies oil paint.
In 1964 he moved from Missouri to Los Angeles where his skill in depicting a person's character was utilized in the production of mo
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