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Ralph Hammeras
(1894 - 1970)

Biography from Ask Art.com:

Courtesy Edan Milton Hughes, Artists in California, 1786-1940.

Landscape painter. Born in Minnesota on March 24, 1894. Hammeras studied for several years at the AIC. He settled in Los Angeles in 1914 and was a director-cameraman at 20th Century Fox Studios for 47 years. In his leisure he made painting trips to the high Sierra and the desert between Palm Springs and Banning. He died in Los Angeles on Feb. 3, 1970. Exh: Painters & Sculptors Club, LA City Hall, 1939. 1 PF: DR. This biography is copyright protected by the Crocker Art Museum.