Hubert Roderick Chapin was born in California on Sept. 5, 1877. While in San Francisco at the turn of the century, Chapin studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute. He worked as an art director in Chicago until 1936. He then settled in San Mateo, CA where he remained until his demise on Aug. 20, 1954.
Exh: SFAA, 1908 (drawings).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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