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Milford Zornes

 (1908 - 2008)
Milford Zornes was active/lived in California, Utah, Oklahoma.  Milford Zornes is known for watercolor landscape and marine painting.

Milford Zornes

Watercolor painting enjoyed a major renaissance early in the 20th Century in Southern California when a group of artists began using it as a primary medium. Scholar Gordon McClelland, in his recently published book, California Watercolors 1850-1970, places the beginnings of the California Style in the 1920s. Milford Zornes, one of the members of this group, turned ninety-five in January 2003, and is the last living artist of that pioneering movement.

Born in Oklahoma on January 25, 1908, Zornes moved west to California during the Dust Bowl years. When he turned twenty, he hitchhiked across the United States, worked as a longshoreman on the docks in New York City, and then traveled to   ...  Displaying 750 of 18772 characters.

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About  Milford Zornes

Born:  1908 - Camargo, Oklahoma
Died:   2008 - Claremont, California
Known for:  watercolor landscape and marine painting