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Howard Joseph Brodie

 (1916 - 2010)
Howard Joseph Brodie was active/lived in California, Illinois / Asia.  Howard Brodie is known for combat, newspaper sports and courtroom artist.

Howard Joseph Brodie

Howard Joseph Brodie was born in Oakland, CA on Nov. 28, 1916.  Brodie studied at the California School of Fine Arts and at the Art Students League in New York City. He took his first job in the art department of the San Francisco Chronicle in 1935. 

During WWII he was awarded a Bronze Star for valor and became famous for his combat sketches which appeared in Life, Look, and other national magazines.  He returned to the Chronicle in 1953.  Upon retirement, he settled in San Miguel, CA.  He died in Monterey County, CA on Sept. 12, 2010. 

San Jose State College, 1947; Library of Congress, 1951. 

Works held:
 Huntington Library (San Ma

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in American Art 1938-41; Interview with the artist or his/her family; SF Examiner, 5-28-2000, C17.

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About  Howard Joseph Brodie

Born:  1916 - Oakland, California
Died:   2010 - Monterey County, California
Known for:  combat, newspaper sports and courtroom artist