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Joe Gleason

 (1881 - 1959)
Joe Duncan Gleason was active/lived in California, New York.  Joe Gleason is known for marine, landscape and portrait painting.

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Joe Gleason


Joe Duncan Gleason's modest beginnings hardly hinted at his illustrious life to come. Raised in Los Angeles, youngest of three children born to a woman who was emancipated enough to divorce her husband, in 1894 at the age of 14, he began working at the Union Engraving Company as an illustrator.  Over the next twenty years, thanks to scrapbooks kept by a doting mother, it is possible to keep close track of his growth and see how he developed the many different facets of his personality.

His main thrust was always art.  While supporting himself as an illustrator, he completed his abridged schooling and art education at art school in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago (school year 1902-3) and finally the Art Studen  ...  Displaying 750 of 17681 characters.



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About  Joe Gleason

Born:  1881 - Watsonville, California
Died:   1959 - Glendale, California
Known for:  marine, landscape and portrait painting