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James Robson Jr Torrance

 (1903 - 1941)
James Robson, Jr. Torrance was active/lived in California, Illinois.  James Torrance is known for Portrait and landscape painter.

James Robson, Jr. Torrance

Born in Chicago, IL on Aug. 2, 1906. Torrance studied at the ASL in NYC under George Bridgman. In 1930 he and his brother, William, moved to northern California, settling in the small town of Fairfax in Marin County. He continued his art training at the CSFA and then was art director of the Gerth-Knollin Advertising Agency. He was killed in an auto accident in Novato, CA on Sept. 29, 1941. Exh: SFMA Inaugural, 1935.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Index of Artists Supplement (Daniel Mallett); Interview with the artist or his/her family.

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About  James Robson, Jr. Torrance

Born:  1903 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   1941 - Novato, California
Known for:  Portrait and landscape painter