Artist DetailsName: Columbus P. Knox
Birth: 1923 Death: 1999
Artwork DetailsSubject: Portrait
Period: 20th Century
Medium: acrylic on canvas
Dimensions: 60 x 40 1/4 inches
Credit: Gift of Mrs. Charles Woodward
Philadelphia native, Columbus Knox, began drawing and painting at a young age. After graduating from high school Knox received a full scholarship to study at the Museum School of Industrial Arts in Philadelphia. After serving in the Navy during World War II, Knox returned to Philadelphia where he worked as a professional artist and teacher for over fifty years.