Born in 1902, Self taught.
The artist left home at the age of 16 and for the next 15years traveled
throughout Europe, South America and the United States, mastering
seven languages.He settled in northern California, married, and
devoted his life to painting, teaching and lecturing on painting
and composition. Though most of his paintings included female figures,
the artist explained that the subject matter came from his subconscious
without any planning or any will of his own.He stated, "I follow
the nebulous theory of creation. Order comes out of chaos."