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Nat Levy

 (1896 - 1984)
Nat Levy was active/lived in California.  Nat Levy is known for landscape and coastal painting, illustration.

Biography  
Nat Levy


A painter and etcher, Nat Levy was born in San Francisco, CA on Oct. 21, 1896.  After service in the Navy, Levy became an aide to Milton Marks, Sr. in the California Assembly in 1917.  Upon graduation from the California School of Fine Arts, he opened a studio and began his career as a poster designer and freelance artist.

In his leisure he etched and painted seascapes and scenes of the Mendocino coast.  He later worked as a graphic artist for Foster & Kleiser (billboards) and taught for many years at UC Extension in San Francisco.

The Chronicle art critic Alfred Frankenstein wrote, "Nat Levy's atmospheric renditions are so beautiful they seem as though they were painted with fog on his bru

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"


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About  Nat Levy

Born:  1896 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1984 - San Francisco, California
Known for:  landscape and coastal painting, illustration