Walter I. Cox (1867 – 1930) American

 

Artist: Walter Cox Title: Portrait of Two Sisters Oil / The Spill Canvas Size: 34" x 26" (86.36cm x 66.04cm)

Artist: Walter Cox
Title: Portrait of Two Sisters
Oil / The Spill Canvas
Size: 34″ x 26″ (86.36cm x 66.04cm)

 

Painter. Born in Broxwood Court, England on May 4, 1867. After studying in Paris with Laurens, Lefebvre, and Benjamin-Constant, Cox came to San Francisco in 1904 and resided at 1717 Jackson Street with a studio at 1612 Van Ness. He lost many paintings in the 1906 disaster and was active in San Francisco until at least 1914. Sketching trips were made to England and Scotland. Cox died in Alexandria, VA in 1930. Primarily a portrait painter, his sitters included President Warren Harding and Chief Justice William Taft. He also produced historical genre and landscapes from his world travels. Exh: Palace Hotel (SF), 1914. CSL; CD; SF Examiner, 5-1-1914, p.11.

Written by the art historian Eden Hughes S.F california.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s