Artist Biography

Wesley Frederick JARVIS
1868 - 1944

Wesley Frederick Jarvis was born in Clearington, Ohio on July 17, 1868. He studied at the Art Students League in New York City and in Munich under Franz Mueller. He taught painting in New York before moving to Texas about 1920. While based in San Antonio and Dallas, he made painting trips to California, New Mexico, and the Grand Canyon. He later lived in Los Angeles until his death on September 14, 1944. Member: Southern States Art League; Society of Independent Artists. Exhibited: Texas-Oklahoma Fair, 1924 (gold medal).

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