RUSSELL PATTERSON PAINTINGS FOR SALE & BIOGRAPHY
Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Russell Patterson settled in New York City, where he had a career as an illustrator, landscape painter, and designer. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Academy of Fine Arts in Chicago and also claimed to have been a student in France of Claude Monet. Patterson was a member of the Society of Illustrators and the American Institute of Designers. Branching out from magazine illustration Patterson worked on Broadway. He was a costume, director and scenic designer of the 1932 Ballyhoo as well as other Broadway shows; Fools Rush (1934), Ziegfeld Follies (1934) and George White's Scandals (1936).