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W Forbes

 (1912 - 1989)
W. Stanton Forbes was active/lived in Georgia, Massachusetts.  W Forbes is known for realistic and abstract painting, printmaker, sculpture, crafts.

Biography   W. Forbes


W. Stanton Forbes was born in Athens, Georgia.  As a child, he studied art with his aunt, the artist Lucy May Stanton.  He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1932 with a BA in English and received a Master's degree in English from Vanderbilt University under the poet John Crowe Ransom.

Having saved money all of his life, Forbes went to Italy in 1938 to study fresco under Giovanni Colacicchi.  From 1942-45 Forbes served with the U. S. Army, 602nd Engineers, Camouflage Battalion, developing several new camouflage techniques for use by the Armed Forces.

Forbes studied History of Art and Applied Arts at Mexico City College from 1950-1953 under Justino Fernandez, Lola and German Cueto, and   ...  Displaying 750 of 2519 characters.

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