(1884 - 1964)
Gustav Michelson was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts, California / Russian Federation. Gustav Michelson is known for portrait painting, newspaper illustration-criminal cases.
The following, submitted by Marsha Stringer, is information from the artist's obituary in The New York Times, March 8, 1964.
GUSTAV MICHELSON, AN ILLUSTRATOR, 80
Gustav Michelson, an illustrator and artist, died yesterday at the
Elmhurst (Queens) Hospital. His age was 80. He lived at
160-157th Avenue in Beechhurst, Queens.
Mr. Michelson, a native of Boston, attended the Boston Latin School and the Art Students League here. He had been with The Boston American, various Hearst newspapers, for which he drew scenes of famous criminal cases, and The Morning World. He also was the Cover artist for such magazines as Harper's and McCall's.
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