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Hanson Puthuff

 (1875 - 1972)
Hanson Duvall Puthuff was active/lived in California, Missouri.  Hanson Puthuff is known for desert landscape, portrait and mural painting.

Hanson Puthuff

Hanson Puthuff was born in 1875 in Waverly, Missouri.  He is primarily remembered for his California landscapes and desert paintings, and his involvement in the Southern California art world in the early 20th century.  His paintings of rolling hills, canyons, and atmospheric effects of Southern California, the Sierras, and desert scenes are widely admired.

Puthuff childhood was filled with both uncertainty and strife.  He was born to a struggling carpenter, Alonzo Augustus Duvall, and his wife, Mary Anne Lee.  When Puthuff was two, his mother died and he was given to the care of her close friend Elizabeth Stadley Puthuff, a young Civil War widow who supported herself as a seamstress.  She became his surrogate  ...  Displaying 750 of 10583 characters.

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About  Hanson Puthuff

Born:  1875 - Waverly, Missouri
Died:   1972 - Corona del Mar, California
Known for:  desert landscape, portrait and mural painting