Victor H. Basinet was born in Providence, RI on March 14, 1889. Basinet was a pupil of Hugo Bruel, Jean Goucher, Antonio Cremonini, Angelo Carducci, and David Siqueiros.
He lived in both Monterey and Los Angeles during the late 1930s. He died in the latter on Oct. 9, 1956.
Member: LA AA; Charcoal Club (LA); Bloc Mural Painters (LA).
Exh: American Artists Congress (LA), 1938.
Works Held: USC; National Museum of American Art (Washington, D.C.); Gaelic School (Dublin, Ireland).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
1938-41; Artists of the American West
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