1881, John Witworth Robson is a Philadelphia born painter and illustrator.
He was a pupil of Howard
Pyle in Philadelphia, and later trained in New York and with the American Art
Association in Paris, France from 1905 to 1908. Returning to the United States
in 1909, he became a commercial illustrator for several magazines.
In 1912 he moved to Los
Angeles, California and opened a studio where he did work for the film studios,
Howard Hughes, and Walt Disney. His works are are since he destroyed most of
them just prior to his death in 1946.