Frank (Tignal Franklin) Cox
(1854 - 1940)
Frank (Tignal Franklin) Cox was active/lived in New York, Louisiana, California. Frank Cox is known for landscape, theatrical scene painter.
The following biography is submitted by Beverly B. Ross, the
great-niece of Tignal Franklin Cox, called Frank. Information on
this artist comes from newspaper articles (New Orleans), the memoirs of
his brother, Clark Alonzo Cox, and the memoirs of his sister, LuDelle
Tignal Franklin Cox
began his artistic career at the age of 15 years as a sign painter in
Buffalo, Missouri. As he became more and more successful, he
moved from town to town, covering several states around Missouri.
Eventually he began to give shows in towns along the way, calling them
"Chalk Talks," in which he drew caricatures of famous people.
Finally he began to add oil paintings to his sh ... Displaying 750 of 3081 characters.