Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Rea Irvin

 (1881 - 1972)
Rea S. Irvin was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, California.  Rea Irvin is known for magazine cover illustrator-cartoon.

Biography  
Rea Irvin


Born in San Francisco, CA on Aug. 26, 1881. Irvin studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute and early in his career worked for the San Francisco Evening Post. After 1925 he was on the staff of the New Yorker as an illustrator and art editor for over 30 years. He spent his last years in Frederiksted, Virgin Islands. Irvin died on May 28, 1972. Exh: Meet the Artist, De Young Museum, 1943.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1915-33; Who's Who in American Art 1938-70.

Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.  ...  Displaying 795 of 3711 characters.



Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

•  Access to full biographies
•  Every Friday (in the U.S.)
    Learn more ...

About  Rea Irvin

Born:  1881 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1972 - Fredericksted, Virgin Islands
Known for:  magazine cover illustrator-cartoon