Warren Eugene Brandon

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California Field Workers, oil on canvas painting by Warren Eugene Brandon

Warren Eugene Brandon (November 2, 1916 – September 11,1977) was a California painter and photographer who was born in San Francisco. He studied art at Milligan College and also with Jack Davis, Ralph Ledesma, Jack Feldman, Raymond Brose, and Eliot O’Hara.[1] In the 1950s and 1960s, he cruised the Pacific Ocean on the Matson Line teaching on ships, as well as in Hawaii.[2] Other than this, Brandon was a lifelong resident of San Francisco. In 1964, he was one of four Americans named “Life Fellows of Britain’s Royal Society of Artists”, and thereafter appended “FRSA” to his signature. Brandon founded the San Francisco artist cooperative. He committed suicide in San Francisco on Septrmber 11, 1977.[3]

References[edit]

  • Falk, Peter Hastings, Who was Who in American Art, 1564-1975, Vol I, Sounds View Press, Madison CT, 1999, p. 421.
  • Harold, Margaret, Prize-winning oil Paintings, Book II, Nashville, TN, Allied Publications, 1960
  • Hughes, Edan, Artists in California 1786-1940, Sacramento, Crocker Art Museum, 2002.
  • San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 17, 1977 (obituaries)

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Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Falk, Peter Hastings, Who was Who in American Art, 1564-1975, Vol I, Sounds View Press, Madison CT, 1999, p. 421
  2. ^ Falk, Peter Hastings, Who was Who in American Art, 1564-1975, Vol I, Sounds View Press, Madison CT, 1999, p. 421
  3. ^ San Francisco Chronicle, 1977