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Oscar Jacobson

 (1882 - 1966)
Oscar Brousse Jacobson was active/lived in Oklahoma, Kansas / Sweden.  Oscar Jacobson is known for landscape, portrait and Indian genre painting, etcher.

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Oscar Jacobson


Born in Vastervik, Sweden, Oscar Jacobson painted several hundred landscapes of the Southwest and West in states including Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, and California.  Although he devoted much of his time and energy to the teaching of art, during the summers, he was in virtually all of the West excepting Death Valley and southern Oklahoma, and during sabbaticals, he painted in Morocco and France.  Much of his painting was from his Rocky Mountain studio near Allenspark, Colorado.

Jacobson was brought to the United States in 1890 at age eight, and at age 13 ran away from his family farm in Kansas to work on ranches farther west.  His idea apparently was to earn money to pay for his edu  ...  Displaying 750 of 6335 characters.



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About  Oscar Jacobson

Born:  1882 - Vastervik, Sweden
Died:   1966 - Norman, Oklahoma
Known for:  landscape, portrait and Indian genre painting, etcher