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John Garth

John Garth grew up in Topeka, Kansas and attended Washburn University, Art Institute of Chicago and graduated from Yale University in 1914. He studied at the Arts Student League and in Europe from 1914–15, including being in Berlin, working with Renoyitski and Conrad Fehrand. Garth taught at the Roberts college in Constantinople for eight months, returned briefly to Topeka and then was in Hawaii in 1916. He served in World War I, then settled in San Francisco, California. Garth temporarily was art director of the Pacific Railways Advertising Company and from 1920–35 conducted the Garth School of Art.

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Creator:John Garth
Regency Mahogany Bracket Clock by John Garth, Harrogate
By John Garth
Located in Norwich, GB
Regency bracket clock by John Garth, Harrogate Mahogany case standing on a stepped base with ribbed decoration and standing on four brass ball feet, chamfered top surmounted by a...
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19th Century British Regency Antique John Garth

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"Toltec," Important Sketch for Art Deco Painting with Male and Female Nudes
By John Garth
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This stylized and richly-colored, almost cinematic, depiction of a nude Toltec male youth by John Garth shows the figure holding a knife and chalice, hinting at human sacrifice, stan...
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"Ironworker," Rare Example of 1920s Worker Portrait by John Garth, 1920s
By John Garth
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Ruddy from the heat and red glow of a nearby iron furnace, this portrait of an iron worker is one of a rare group of laborer portraits painted by John Garth (1889-1971) in the 1920s....
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1920s North American Art Deco Vintage John Garth

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'The Animal Kingdom,' Art Deco Mural Study with Male Nudes by John Garth
By John Garth
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To our knowledge, this study is the only known image of this mural, created by John Garth to show an idealized Man at work and at play, all nude or semi-nude, and accompanied by anim...
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"Industrial," Collection of Ironworker Paintings and Drawings by Garth, 1920s
By John Garth
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This remarkable ensemble of paintings, studies and prints, collected together as a kind of scrapbook page by John Garth, celebrates the American ironworker. It includes no fewer than...
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1920s American Art Deco Vintage John Garth

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