Arthur William Best  (American/Canadian, 1859-1935) 

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Arthur William Best, Poppies Near Tamalpais

 

Arthur William Best
Poppies Near Tamalpais
circa 1910

Hauk Fine Arts
  
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Arthur William Best, Mexican Village Scene

 

Arthur William Best
Mexican Village Scene
oil on canvas

 

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Arthur William Best, Mexican village scene

 

Arthur William Best
Mexican village scene
oil on canvas

 

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Arthur William Best, Mexican Village Scene

 

Arthur William Best
Mexican Village Scene
oil on canvas

 

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1905   Commissioned by the Southern Pacific Railroad to paint images of the Southwest and Mexico for their publicity department.
1909   Won Bronze medal at the Alaska-Yukon Exposition in Seattle.
1935   Died in 1935 in Oakland, California.
  Established the Best Art School, which grew out of a sketching club.
1898 - 1904   Exhibited at the Mark Hopkins Institute.
  Best’s paintings can be found at the Oakland Museum, the Phoenix Art Museum, the University of Oregon, the Santa Fe Railroad Collection, and the Charles M. Russell Gallery in Great Falls, Montana.