Born on Feb. 12, 1897 in Alderton, WA. Annis earned his M.A. degree at the University of Pennsylvania before moving to Los Angeles in 1928. He taught at USC for many years before his demise in Laguna Beach, CA on April 28, 1983. His watercolors include landscapes, marines, figure studies and views of historic buildings, among them California Missions.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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