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GRAVES, Morris Cole (1910 - 2001), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GRAVES, Morris Cole (1910 - 2001), Painter

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 28 August 1910, in Fox Valley (Oregon); died 5 May 2001, near Loleta (North California).


Morris Cole Graves interrupted his studies to join the merchant navy in 1928 and visited the Far East, the Pacific, China and Japan three times. On his return to the USA in 1930, he began drawing birds and animals in Los Angeles zoo. During the depression,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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