Born in 1864, Joseph David Greenbaum is a well-listed New York born painter, known for his landscapes
of the American Southwest and his portraits of society figures.
Moving to San Francisco at age thirteen, he studied at
the San Francisco School of Design and later trained in Europe. He made
numerous landscapes of New Mexico and Arizona between 1908 and 1930, and his
works were exhibited widely and are in the collection of the De Young
Museum, the Irvine Museum and the California Historical Society.
He died in 1940.