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Louis Shawl

 (1905 - 1998)
Louis Shawl was active/lived in California.  Louis Shawl is known for Painting; Commercial Art.

Biography  
Louis Shawl


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Born in Seattle, Washington on July 29, 1905.  Shawl moved to San Francisco with his family as an infant.  After graduating from the CCAC, he was a freelance artist until 1935 when he opened a commercial art agency with Clyde Seavey and Paul Nyland.  In his leisure he painted landscapes in oil and watercolor. He remained in San Francisco until his death on Dec. 22, 1998.

Member: Artists Club, Artists & Art Directors Club, and Advertising Club (SF).

Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Interview with the artist or his/her family.

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About  Louis Shawl

Born:  1905 - Seattle, Washington
Died:   1998
Known for:  Painting; Commercial Art