(1882 – 1960)
Born in Janesville, Wisconsin in 1882, Edward Timmons studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, where his teachers included Ralph Clarkson, Geri Melchers and Sorolla y Bastida. He then traveled in Europe, where he continued his studies in England, Italy, France, Holland, and in Spain with Sorolla.
He settled in Chicago, where he became well known. In 1915, he exhibited at the Panama-Pacific Exhibition in San Francisco, and in the 1930s and 1940s, he painted in the Monterey, California area where he was active with the Carmel Art Association, and painted with Arthur Hill Gilbert, his brother-in-law.
Timmons died in Evanston, Illinois on January 31, 1960 at the age of 78.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940,” and other publications.
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