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Paul W Crutcher

 (1898 - 1974)
Paul W. Crutcher was active/lived in California, Kansas.  Paul Crutcher is known for landscape, seascape.

Paul W. Crutcher

Biography from the Archives of askART

Paul W. Crutcher was born in Kansas on July 6, 1898. He relocated to the San Diego, California in the mid 20th Century. Primarily self taught, he painted impressionist, plein air-California landscape and seascape images. He exhibited his work in the San Diego, California area. Crutcher died in San Diego on March 1, 1974.

Submitted December 2003 by Gary Stanley, ArtSanDiego, San Diego, CA

Biography from the Archives of askART
Paul W. Crutcher was born in Kansas on July 6, 1898.  Crutcher grew up in Crawford, Kansas. He was a bookkeeper for an oil company in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 1920 into the 1930s and appears to have settled in San Diego about 1940.  He died there on March 1, 1974. A highly skilled and self-taught plein air painter, his work includes landscapes, seascapes, coastal and snow scenes.

Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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About  Paul W. Crutcher

Born:  1898 - Kansas
Died:   1974 - San Diego, California
Known for:  landscape, seascape