Cotton, John Wesley

Canada, (1868-1932)

  • John Wesley Cotton - Truffle Hunters
  • Truffle Hunters

  • (20th century), aquatint in color
  • 7.4 x 10.3 in. (18.7 x 26.1 cm.)
  • California State Library

About the Artist

John Wesley Cotton, Canadian, (1868-1932). John Cotton was a painter and etcher born in Toronto, Canada. He attended the Chicago Art Institute and studied art in London in 1911 with E. Marsdon Wilson.

Cotton traveled throughout Europe during World War I and lived in Belgium and France. During the 1920’s he lived in California and exhibited in the first nine annual shows of the California Watercolor Society.

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