Which Artist Shares Your Birthday?
Karl Knaths, who lived in Provincetown, Massachusetts, from 1919 until his death in 1971, was one of the first Americans whose work found its way into Albert Gallatin's Gallery of Living Art.
"Prophet" Royal Robertson spent most of his life in Louisiana. As a teenager, he left to travel along the West Coast, but returned after a few years to take care of his elderly mother. In 1955 he married, but after nineteen years his wife left him and took their children to live in Texas.
Kelly enrolled in the School of Industrial Art (now the Philadelphia College of Art) in 1921 and later studied with Arthur B. Carles and Earle Horter at the Pennsylvania Academy.
Sondra Sherman majored in painting and jewelry at the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia before moving to Germany in 1984. At the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich, Sherman's work reflected the school's emphasis on strong design.
Darrell Clayton Crain was an engraver and jeweler with R. Harris and Company, a Washington, D.C., firm that primarily made jewelry and trophies. In 1924, he and a partner started their own firm in D.C., Pearson & Crain, then located at 1329 F Street, N.W.