Born in Van, Armenia in 1878. Horen was the brother of artist Haig Patigian. The brothers settled in Fresno, CA in 1891 and established a sign painting business. Horen had studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute and was a sucessful magazine illustrator at the time of his death in 1902.
Member: Press Club (SF).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
RJG; Fresno Morning Republican, 8-12-1902 (obit). 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