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Samuel Hyde Harris

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Samuel Hyde Harris (1889 - 1977) was active/lived in California.  Samuel Harris is known for Landscape and marine painting, illustration, mural.

Biography photo for Samuel Hyde Harris At 14 years of age Sam Hyde Harris was already a successful commercial artist.  A 1903 letter of recommendation from Andre & Sleigh, stated that, "We have the pleasure in stating that Samuel Harris (aged 14 ½ years) has given every satisfaction during the 8 or 9 months he has been engaged in our Artists Department." 

After moving to California with his family Harris got a job as painter of signs, billboards and hand-lettered show cards in 1906.  He developed a reputation for doing excellent commercial work and opened his own commercial art studio by 1914.  His commercial art business received a boost in 1920 when he was hired by the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company to work on their poster advertising.  He was later hired to do artwork Southern Pacific Railways as well.

He began studying painting with Hanson Puthuff in 1906, and continued studying throughout much of his life.  As early as 1920 he was exhibiting with the Cal   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 6191 characters.]  Artist bio

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Similar artists

.  There are 24 similar (related) artists for Samuel Hyde Harris available:    Alfred Richard Mitchell,  Elmer Wachtel,  Hanson Puthuff,  Benjamin Chambers Brown,  Marion Ida Kavanagh Wachtel,  Anna Althea Hills,  Paul Lauritz,  Arthur Hill Gilbert,  Jean Mannheim,  Orrin Augustine White,  Jack Wilkinson Smith,  Dana Bartlett,  Franz Arthur Bischoff,  Charles Arthur Fries,  Emil Kosa Jr,  Alson Skinner Clark,  Paul Grimm,  Dedrick Stuber,  Granville Redmond,  Albert De Rome,  Angel De Service Espoy,  Maurice Braun,  Arthur Grover Rider,  William Wendt

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Facts about Samuel Hyde Harris

   Samuel Hyde Harris  Born:  1889 - Middlesex, England
Died:   1977 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  Landscape and marine painting, illustration, mural

At 14 years of age Sam Hyde Harris was already a successful commercial artist.  A 1903 letter of recommendation from Andre & Sleigh, stated that, "We have the pleasure in stating that Samuel Harris (aged 14 ½ years) has given every satisfaction during the 8 or 9 months he has been engaged in our Artists Department." 

After moving to California with his family Harris got a job as painter of signs, billboards and hand-lettered show cards in 1906.  He developed a reputation for doing excellent commercial work and opened his own commercial art studio by 1914.  His commercial art business received a boost in 1920 when he was hired by the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company to work on their poster advert  ...  Displaying 750 of 6191 characters.

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