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biography of Cyrus CUNEO (1879-1916)

Birth place: San Francisco, CA

Death place: London, England

Addresses: London, England

Profession: Illustrator, painter

Studied: Mark Hopkins Inst., San Francisco: Paris, France, with Whistler and Girardot. (Financed his lessons by boxing professionally.)

Exhibited: Royal Acad., 1905-12; Liverpool.

Member: Royal Inst. Oil Painters, 1905-12; Langham Sketching Cl.

Work: Liverpool (England) Gallery; National Gallery Art, Sydney

Comments: He made a sketching trip through California and the Pacific Northwest, in 1908, for the Illustrated London News. Many of his paintings were destroyed in Liverpool during WWI.

Sources: Hughes, Artists of California, 127, who spells his middle name Cincinnatto; Peggy and Harold Samuels, 117.


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