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Fred Darge

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Friedrich Ernst Darge
Born: March 1 1900 Rendsburg, Germany
Died: April 10 1978 Dallas, Texas

Entered the U.S. ; Jan. 14 1923 at Port Arthur, Texas. By 1924 he was in Chicago painting under the W.P.A. Artists policy and attending the Art Institute of Chicago from where he graduated. While in Chicago he painted and made model sail boats, an interest he acquired in the German Merchant Marine at the age of 16. He also married, became a father, and managed a painting trip throughout Minnesota and the Dakota's with his wife and son.

By July of 1933 he had separated from his wife and son in Chicago and had settled in San Antonio, Texas as a starving artist. In September, 1935 he mov  ...  Displaying 750 of 1994 characters.

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About  Fred Darge

Born:  1900 - Rendsburg, Germany
Died:   1978 - Dallas, Texas
Known for:  western genre-cowboy, landscape