Arthur Roy Mitchell

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Birthday
18, 1889
Birthplace
Trinidad, CO
Death Date
Nov 15, 1977 (87)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
18, 1889
Birthplace
Trinidad, CO
Death Date
Nov 15, 1977 (87)

About

Artist and historian known for his political cartoons and his sketches of western and cowboy life. He painted more than 160 of the covers that graced Western pulp magazines.

Before Fame

He studied at the Grand Central School of Art in New York City with the famed Harvey Dunn.

Trivia

He was honored in 1981 by the opening of the A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art.

Family Life

He was born in Colorado on his father's homestead near Trinidad in Las Animas County and returned to the state prior to his death. He never married.

Associated With

He was born in the same year as fellow artist Clifton Webb.