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R McNeil

 (1883 - 1959)
R. Walter McNeil was active/lived in California, Nevada.  R McNeil is known for Pastels.

Biography   R. McNeil


R. Walter McNeil was born in Nevada on Jan. 25, 1883.  "Cook" McNeil settled in Oakland in 1909 and established a restaurant.  A self-taught artist, in his leisure he produced landscapes, still lifes, and a variety of subject matter.  He died in Oakland, CA on Nov. 20,  1959.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Oakland Tribune, 11-22-1959 (obit).

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