biography of Arthur BECKWITH (1860-1930)

Birth place: London, England

Death place: San Fran., CA

Addresses: San Fran., CA/Marin County, CA

Profession: Landscape and marine painter

Studied: South Kensington schools.

Member: San Fran. Inst. A.; Sequoia Cl.; Bohemian Cl.; Marin County AA.

Work: Golden Gate Park Mus., Sequoia Club, San Francisco.

Comments: Came to San Francisco from England in 1884. Many of his works were destroyed in the fire of 1906, and he supposedly stopped painting for years. Cf. Arthur Beckwith, born in New York.

Sources: WW27; Hughes, Artists in California, 41; P&H Samuels, 34.