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Seumas O'Brien

 (born 1880)
Seumas O'Brien was active/lived in California.  Seumas OBrien is known for Sculpture.

Biography   Seumas O'Brien

Born in Cork, Ireland in 1880.  O'Brien taught art in Cork and Dublin for several years.  While there, he exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy and received a silver medal from London's board of education.  He came to San Francisco in 1913 and established a studio south of Market.  There he produced several portrait busts before moving to NYC where he was active into the late 1920s.  As well as a sculptor, he was also a playwright and lecturer. 

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
SF Examiner, 2-22-1914; Fld.

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