Wilbur G Adam
(1898 - 1973)
Wilbur G. Adam was active/lived in Ohio, Illinois. Wilbur Adam is known for painting, advertising and illustration.
Biography Wilbur G. Adam
Wilbur G. Adam was an American painter and illustrator who divided his career between Cincinnati and Chicago. He was known for his portraiture and landscapes of western United States. In the latter part of his career he focused on Biblical illustrations.
Adam was born in the Mount Auburn district of Cincinnati in 1898. He was one of five children of German immigrant and shoemaker Jacob Adam and his wife Eleanor. He graduated from Cincinnati's Hughes High School in 1916 where he was named "Best Artist".
Adam began his art training at the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 1912 while a high school student and later while working part time at United States Printing and Lithograph Company in Norwood, Ohio. He studied under many famous
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