John Britton Matthew Biography

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John Britton Matthew (1896 - 1980) John Matthew was born in Berkeley, CA on Sept. 16, 1896. Matthew studied at the AIC, UC Berkeley, with Hans Hofmann, Leon Kroll, and Henry McFee. He taught at Sacramento College (1926-60) and served on the board of directors at the Crocker Art Gallery for 22 years. He died in Sacramento on Oct. 7, 1980. Exh: Kingsley Art Club (Sacramento), 1933-52. Works held in public places: St Ann's Church (Columbia, CA).

Biography courtesy of:

Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"

California State Library (Sacramento)

Who's Who in American Art 1947-62

Sacramento Bee, 10-10-1980 (obituary)