DEDRICK BRANDES STUBER Biography
Landscape painter. Born in New York on May 4, 1878. Stuber studied at the Art Students League in New York City and with Bridgman, Onderdonk, and Clinton Peters. While in his native state he painted many landscapes of the countryside of Westchester County and on Long Island. He came to California in 1920, settling in Los Angeles where he exhibited though 1940. Although he painted marines and mountain views, he is best known for his pastoral landscapes of Southern California. A plein air painter, his preferred working time was the cool, shadowy hours of sunrise when shade predominates. Stuber died in Los Angeles on Aug. 18, 1954.
Member: Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles; Laguna Beach Art Asociation; Glendale Art Association.
Exhibited: National Academy of Design, 1911, 1912; Wilshire Gallery, Los Angeles, 1920s; Gardena High School, California, 1933.
Works held: National Museum of American Art; Pasadena Art Museum.
American Art Annual, 1912-33; California Arts and Architecture List; Fielding's Dictionary of American Painters and Sculptors; Southern California Artists; Who's Who in American Art, 1936-41; Los Angeles Times, November 3, 1929 and April 28, 1940.
--Edan Hughes, Artists in California: 1786-1940