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Fletcher Martin

 (1904 - 1979)
Fletcher Martin was active/lived in California, Colorado.  Fletcher Martin is known for painter-genre, sport, war illustration.

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Fletcher Martin


Born in Palisade, Colorado, a small western town where his father ran the newspaper, Fletcher Martin was a self-taught artist, best known for his painting of western subjects. He worked as a painter, muralist, and illustrator.

Martin grew up in a family that moved to towns throughout the West.  He showed an early interest in art, primarily from circus posters and amateur painters.  At age 12, he began working as a printer, and after dropping out of high school, had various jobs including lumberjack and professional boxer.  In Seattle, where he worked for Western Show Print, he specialized in big, gaudy outdoor posters.

From 1922 to 1926, he served in the Navy and then settled in Los Angeles where he ha  ...  Displaying 750 of 5719 characters.



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About  Fletcher Martin

Born:  1904 - Palisade, Colorado
Died:   1979 - New York, New York
Known for:  painter-genre, sport, war illustration