|Hanson Puthuff was born in Waverly, Missouri, in 1875. His formal art studies were at the Art Institute of Chicago, and the University of Denver Art School. Puthuff moved to the Los Angeles are in 1903, finding work as a billboard illustrator, a job he would keep for over 20 years. Concurrently, Puthuff would sketch and paint in his free time, and in 1926 he was able to devote himself entirely to his art. Known as a classic Southern California Plein Air artist, Puthuff exhibited extensively, including shows at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the San Francisco Art Association, and the Paris Salon, where he earned a bronze medal.
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