Fritioff Persson: Mojave Desert
Fritioff Personn, "Mojave Desert." Oil on canvas. Late afternoon/almost dusk view. Art is 22 x 28, with frame 27 x 33.
Fritioff Albin Persson was active/lived in California / Sweden. Fritioff Persson is known for desert landscape.
Painter. Born in Sweden on May 24, 1897. Persson came to the U.S. after serving in the Canadian Army in WWI. He then studied at the ASL of NYC. About 1930 he began spending long periods in the Mojave and Colorado deserts while living in Los Angeles. A gastric ulcer led to his demise in San Bernardino, CA on March 24, 1957. Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1930s; Society for Sanity in Art; Academy of Western Painters (LA), 1938; Scandanavian-American Art Society, 1939; GGIE, 1939. CSL; PF; DR.