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Fred William Becker

 (1888 - 1974)
Fred William Becker was active/lived in New York, Oklahoma.  Fred Becker is known for landscape, mural and portrait painting, teaching.

Biography  
Fred William Becker


Frederick William Becker was born in Vermillion, SD on March 24, 1888. He studied with Hugh Breckenridge and Daniel Garber at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, at the School of Art & Design, the Art Students League in Los Angeles, and the Macky School in San Francisco.

He lived in New York City, Oklahoma City, Taos, and southern California in Palm Springs and Cathedral City. An itinerant artist, Becker traveled widely, and was active in California from the 1920s until his death in Cathedral City on April 12, 1974.

Member:
Laguna Beach Art Association; Society of Texas Artists; Oklahoma Art League; Southern States Art League; Desert Art Center.

Exhibitions:
San Francisco Art Assoc

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers (Fielding, Mantle); Who's Who in American Art 1936-53.

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About  Fred William Becker

Born:  1888 - Vermillion, South Dakota
Died:   1974 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  landscape, mural and portrait painting, teaching