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Jesse Hobby

 (1871 - 1938)
Jesse Carl Hobby was active/lived in Illinois.  Jesse Hobby is known for landscape-snowscene painting.

Jesse Hobby

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Jesse Carl Hobby   (1871-1938)

Jesse Carl Hobby was born May 11, 1871 in Cooperstown, New York.  He began his studies with Ed Grafton, New York; plus attendance at the H.B. Howley Art School, New York; with Mart S. Hazelton, Omaha; plus with Alfred Juergens in Chicago and Oak Park, Illinois.

He was a member of the All-Illinois Society of the Fine Arts; Austin, Oak Park and River Forest Art League; and the United Scenic Painters of the U.S.

Jess Hobby died January 25, 1938 in Oak Park, Illinois.

Catalog: Century of Progress exhibition by artists of Illinois. 1933.  Additional information from the Illinois Historical Art Project.

Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, researcher from Lansing, Michigan.

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About  Jesse Hobby

Born:  1871 - Cooperstown, New York
Died:   1938 - Oak Park, Illinois
Known for:  landscape-snowscene painting