(1913 - 2005)
Webb Young was active/lived in New Mexico, Colorado. Webb Young is known for southwest landscape, Indian figure-genre.
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The following, submitted May 2005, is from Greg Young, son of the artist.
For over 70 years, Webb Young has studied and painted the New Mexico landscape, architecture, and people, capturing as perhaps few others have the flavor and beauty of old New Mexico. Forays into northern Arizona have also yielded some beautiful renditions of Navajo life and the Grand Canyon.
Young was born in Covington, Kentucky on September 2, 1913. He grew up in Winnetka, a suburb on the lake near Chicago, Illinois, where his father was in the advertising business. His mother was a concert pianist. Webb Young had two older brothers: Jim, a writer and teacher, and Dick, an airline pilot. Both have passed away.
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