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Frank O'Brien

 (1877 - 1919)
Frank Morgan O'Brien was active/lived in California / Italy.  Frank OBrien is known for landscape and figure painting.

Biography  
Frank O'Brien


Born in San Francisco, CA on Sept. 25, 1877. After graduating from Polytechnic High School, O'Brien studied art and design at UC Berkeley (1897-98). During a tour of Europe (1911-14) he painted 30 landscapes and 12 figure works; the remainder of his work was done in New England, San Francisco, and Mill Valley, CA. O'Brien died in San Francisco on Sept. 27, 1919. Exh: PPIE, 1915; Stanford University, 1922 (memorial); Calif. Industries Expo (San Diego), 1926; CPLH, 1927. In: Shasta State Park.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
SF Examiner, 9-28-1919 (obituary).

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About  Frank O'Brien

Born:  1877 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1919 - Mill Valley, California
Known for:  landscape and figure painting