Born in San Francisco, CA on Aug. 12, 1868. O'Sullivan was a lifelong resident of his native city. After graduating from the University of San Francisco, he studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute. He then painted more than 200 murals in Catholic churches in northern California. His fine art includes portraits and landscapes. He died on July 10, 1956. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1883.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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