(1919 - 1970)
Robert William Meyers was active/lived in Wyoming. Robert Meyers is known for cowboy genre painting, illustration.
Biography from Cincinnati Art Galleries (Artworks under $10,000 #2)
Robert Meyers, painter and illustrator, was born in New York City in
1919. His illustrations appeared in the following publications: The Winning Dive, 1950; The Base Stealer, 1951; The Mysterious Caboose, 1950; The Haunted Hut, 1950; Jockie, 1951; True, Argosy, The Saturday Evening Post, and Reader's Digest.
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His paintings often depicted western landscapes.
While working on his Cody, Wyoming ranch, Meyers was murdered by an unknown sniper.
National Academy of Design with Ivan Olinsky; Grand Central Art School; Traphagen School of Fashion
CAA; Grand Central Art Gallery
Society of Illustrators, 1955-56 (solo); Gal. 85, Billings, MT, 1969; Golden Eagle Gal. Western Art, Cody, 1969 (solo).
Awards: prize, one of the 100 best posters for 1955, Art Director's Club, Chicago, 1955
Who Was Who in American Art, 1973;
Peggy and Harold Samuels, 323-24, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Artists of the American West
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