Born in Austria in 1884, the son of Sir Horace Rumbold, English ambassador to Austria. The younger Rumbold was wounded while serving in WWI, leading to his early demise. His art career had just begun to blossom and was newly married to playwright Zoe Akins at the time of his death in Pasadena, CA on Nov. 18, 1932.
Exh: Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1931; Gump's (SF), 1931 (solo).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
SF Chronicle, 8-30-1931 & 3-13-1932 & 11-20-1932 (obit).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here