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California Landscape with Blossom Trees by Irene Robinson (American, 1891-1973)

California Landscape with Blossom Trees by Irene Robinson (American, 1891-1973)

Oil painting on board. Signed lower left.

Size: 20 x 16 in., Frame: 29.5 x 23.5 in.

Label on reverse.


Biography   Irene Margaret Bowen Robinson (from AskArt)

Irene Margaret Bowen Robinson was active/lived in California.  Irene Robinson is known for still life painting, book illustration.


Born in South Bend, WA on Nov. 27, 1891, Irene Bowen settled in Los Angeles in 1906. She studied at Drury College, University of Chicago, with John F. Carlson, and, after returning to Los Angeles in 1921, at Otis and Chouinard Art Institutes. In 1923 she married writer William Robinson. She was active in the local art scene while painting and illustrating her husband's children's books. Her painting subjects include wildflowers, landscapes, old buildings, and animals. 
She died in Santa Monica on Jan. 22, 1973.
Calif. Art Club, 1924-36 (prizes); Calif. WC Society, 1926-51; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1926-38; San Diego FA Gallery, 1927; West Coast Arts, 1927; UCLA, 1927, 1931; Hollywood Women'
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1923-33; Who's Who in American Art 1936-62; Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); The Otis Story; Women Artists of the American West; Los Angeles Times, 1-23-1973 (obituary).

California Landscape with Blossom Trees by Irene Robinson (American, 1891-1973)

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