EDWARD J.F. TIMMONS (Am. 1882-1960)

Born in Janesville, Wisconsin, Edward Timmons studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and then traveled in Europe, where he continued his studies in England, Italy, France, Holland, and Spain with Sorolla.

He settled in Chicago, where he became well known. In 1915, he exhibited at the Panama-Pacific Exhibition in San Francisco, and in the 1930s and 1940s, he painted in the Monterey, California area where he was active with the Carmel Art Association, and painted with Arthur Hill Gilbert, his brother-in-law.

Timmons died in Evanston, Illinois.

Source: Edan Hughes, Artists in California, 1786-1940