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Tom Comfort

 (1909 - 1939)
Tom Tyrone Comfort was active/lived in California, Michigan.  Tom Comfort is known for mod figure-narrative, mural.

Biography   Tom Comfort

Painter, muralist. Born in Port Huron, Ml on Nov. 4, 1909. By the late 1920s Comfort had settled in Los Angeles where he a was a pupil of Walter B. Currier and Leo Katz. During the Depression he was active in Los Angeles on the Federal Art Project. He died there on Aug. 23, 1939.

Member: Academy of Western Painters (LA). Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1929, 1930; So. Calif. Public Works of Art Project, 1934; Academy of Western Painters, 1937.

In: LACMA. Murals: State Board of Business Education (San Diego); John Marshall High School (LA); San Pedro High School; White House (Washington, DC); LA Public Library. WWAA 1938-39; CAM; SCA.

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