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Untitled oil on board. Two Women Walking on a Country Road. Signed. J. H. Bradbury upper left. Sight measures 8 in. high x 6.5 in. wide, (with frame 13.5 in. high x 11.25 in. wide).

Jack H. Bradbury was born in April 1923 and he passed away on August 11, 2009. Jack grew up in Sparks, Nevada, attending Sparks High School where he played on the varsity basketball team. Also he studied art with teacher, Meryl Singleton, who helped him on a lifetime career in graphic arts. Shortly after graduation from Sparks High, he enlisted with the Army. 

He served with General Patton's Second Army in France and on the invasion of Germany. After the conclusion of the Second World War he attended a German Art School taught by famous German artists who had been prisoners of war. After returning to the U.S. Jack studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. He also studied at the Art Center School in Los Angeles.

During his lifetime, some of his notable artistic endeavors include a number of his impressive landscapes commissioned by Bache & Company which were published in Time and other national magazines in the 1960's. He maintained a freelance art office in the San Francisco Bay area before establishing a studio in an antique water tower in rural Sonoma County. He was a member of the Bohemian Club. In later years he was commissioned by the Air Force to travel throughout the world and prepared oil paintings which illustrated the U.S. Air Bases in Japan, Thailand, and other countries. These paintings are displayed from time to time in the Pentagon.

Condition: In very good condition. No issues to note. 

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Jack H. Bradbury (American 1923-2009) Oil Painting

Estimate $400 - $600Nov 03