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Raymond Bayless

 (1920 - 2004)
Raymond Bayless was active/lived in California.  Raymond Bayless is known for painting.

Biography   Raymond Bayless


Raymond Bayless was born in Oakland, CA on Feb. 13, 1920. Bayless settled in Los Angeles with his family in 1925. As a teenager he worked in book and magazine illustration. Self-taught, his forte has been realistic still lifes in the trompe l'oeil manner, Turneresque landscapes, and science fiction fantasy paintings. He was active as an artist until his death in Los Angeles on May 25, 2004.

Member: San Fernando Professionals Club; Laguna Beach AA; Painters & Sculptors of LA.

Exh: Santa Monica Art Festival, 1939; Greek Theater (LA), 1954; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1954 (3rd prize); Laguna Beach AA, 1956 (1st prize), 1957 (solo), 1960; Brentwood Public Library, 1995.

Works Held : Aerospace Hall of Fame (

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Los Angeles Times, 12-1-1939; Interview with the artist or his/her family; Brentwood News, Dec. 1985; Who's Who in American Art 1995; Social Security Death Index (1940-2002).

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