Paul Willhelm Backensten
(1902 - 1986)
Paul Willhelm Backensten was active/lived in Iowa, California / Norway. Paul Backensten is known for mural painting.
Paul Wilhelm Backensten, (1902-1986)
Painter, active in Cambria, 1956+.
“A native of South Dakota, he studied art at the Cummings Art School in Des Moines, Iowa, and did commercial art work in the Midwest before war work interrupted. He has done no serious art work for the last ten years, although he did exhibit earlier work in art shows in Los Angeles in 1950. End subjects in the sketches [in the photo] …are the artist’s two daughters,” per Cambrian, March 28, 1957, p. 2.
Source: Nancy Dustin Wall Moure, CAMBRIA (including HARMONY and SAN SIMEON) ART
AND PHOTOGRAPHY BEFORE 1960 (Publications in [Southern] California Art,
vol. 13, no. 2), Los Angeles: Dustin P ... Displaying 750 of 773 characters.
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