|Burt Proctor was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in 1901, where he grew up with an interest in cowboys and Indians. He attended the Art Institute of Chicago, and Stanford University where he studied mining engineering. He settled in Pasadena in 1920, and worked as a commercial artist while attending the Otis and Chouinard Institutes. Proctor enjoyed two careers throughout his life, mining and illustration, and painted his western genre works in his free time.
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