Watercolorist. Born in England in 1842. After immigrating to Los Angeles in 1887, lvey was a professor of art at USC. While at that school, he authored a text book entitled, A Plain Guide to Landscape Painting and Sketching From Nature in Watercolor (published by Fowler and Coiwell, LA, 1891). A popular lecturer, he was a speaker at art organizations in San Jose, Pacific Grove (CA), Portland and Seattle. Ivey painted landscapes of the Golden Gate, Donner Lake, and other landmarks of California, Washington, and Oregon. Many of his pictures were sent to the East Coast and England where he had a ready market for them. During the 1890s he was a resident of San Francisco at 3276 18th Street with a studio at 131 Post. During 1902-07 he was activeNearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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