Harry D. Cartwright was born in Croydon, England on Feb. 13, 1865. Cartwright moved to California in 1889 and settled in San Francisco. In 1905 he was a portrait painter; he later was a salesman. He died of cirrhosis of the liver at the Masonic Home in Decoto, CA on Nov. 22, 1939.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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