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Loring Gary Calkins

 (1887 - 1960)
Loring Gary Calkins was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Loring Calkins is known for Bookplate designer, etcher, illustrator.

Biography   Loring Gary Calkins


Born in Chicago, IL on June 11, 1887. Calkins studied at the AIC under Vanderpoel, Yale University, and with Duveneck. He was a resident of Chicago and Hingham, MA before moving to Los Angeles in the early 1940s. He died there on June 16, 1960. Member: Painters & Sculptors of LA; American Bookplate Designers; San Gabriel AA. Exh: AIC, 1902-20; Chicago Society of Etchers, 1919; NAC, 1926, 1927; Library of Congress, 1944; Long Beach AA, 1945, 1946. In: Rye (NY) Public Library; Lake Mills (WI) Public Library; Yale University; Yale Club (NYC).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1929; Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers (Fielding, Mantle); Who's Who in American Art 1936-59; Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy).

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