Paul Bessac Johnson
(1907 - 1991)
Paul Bessac Johnson was active/lived in California. Paul Johnson is known for wildlife-waterfowl.
Biography Paul Bessac Johnson
Artist in Training Aids Shop. Cartoonist. Muralist, Aug. 1943.
“Ex-Artist Works in Training Aids Shop.… Prior to entering the Army, Pvt. Johnson was a commercial artist being employed by various California enterprises. He has 15 years of experience as an artist. Now in the Artillery Training Aids section, he puts his talent to work for the Army drawing pictures that clearly illustrate the proper technique in firing rifles. Officers also find his illustration on tactical problems a big help at lectures. All is not serious work. Private Johnson has done a comical sketch of trainees footing it over the tough obstacle course. These cartoons have proven so funny that they will be issued to all trainees by battery commanders. Three of his muralsNancy Dustin Wall Moure, ATASCADERO (including CAMP ROBERTS, CARRIZA/O PLAINS, PASO ROBLES, SAN MIGUEL, SANTA MARGARITA, SHANDON, TEMPLETON, ETC.), ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY BEFORE 1960 (Publications in [Southern] California Art, vol. 13, no. III), Cambria, Ca.: Dustin Publications, 2017
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