Darwin William Duncan
(1905 - 2002)
Darwin William Duncan was active/lived in California, Minnesota. Darwin Duncan is known for realist landscape, mountain view and seascaep painting.
Some of the following biographical material is courtesy of Mr. Anthony P. Menditto of Sun City, California, a friend and painting partner of Darwin Duncan's for the last ten years, painting en plein air at least once every week.
Darwin Duncan, a painter of the California landscape, was born in St. James, Minnesota, on July 28, 1905. His parents brought him to California when he was five years old because of his asthmatic condition. As a child, Duncan developed a love of drawing, which stayed with him as an adult.
At the age of 29, he met the painter Karl Albert, who said to him, "You draw better than I do. Maybe you should start painting." With that encouragement, Duncan did his first desert painting in 1934. He and Karl Alb ... Displaying 750 of 5871 characters.