(1877 - 1958)
Michel Jacobs was active/lived in New York, California, New Jersey / Canada. Michel Jacobs is known for portrait and landscape painting, sculpture, teaching.
Born in Canada in 1877. Jacobs studied at the NAD, Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and in Berlin. He served in the U.S. Army during WW1 as a camouflage expert. After the war he founded the Metropolitan Art School in NYC. While in Los Angeles during 1930-31, he lectured, taught at his studio, and painted portraits. He died in Rumson, NJ in 1958. In: Fairfax High School (LA). Exh: Friday Morning Club (LA), 1931; Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1931.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Census; Los Angeles Times, 2-1-1931; Who's Who in American Art
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