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Jacob Fowzer

 (1848 - 1920)
Jacob Fowzer was active/lived in California, Louisiana.  Jacob Fowzer is known for Photography; Painting.

Biography   Jacob Fowzer


Born in New Orleans, LA on April 8, 1848. By 1878 "Jake" Fowzer had come to California and soon settled in San Francisco. There he maintained a home at 337 Hayes and a photography studio on Market Street. A lodger in his home was portrait painter Joseph Hecht who taught him to paint. While earning his living as a photographer, he became a competent landscape painter in his leisure. Fowzer died in San Francisco on Feb. 17, 1920. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1890-96.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Census; Death record.

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