Dan Lutz is a well-listed California painter known for contributing to
the development of the "California Style" during the 1930's and 1940's.
Born in 1906 in Decatur, Illinois, he studied at the
Chicago Art Institute where he received a fellowship to paint in Europe.
Upon his return he moved to Southern California and earned a Bachelor of
Fine Arts at USC and taught at the Chouinard Art Institute.
His watercolors were featured in the book California
Watercolors 1850 - 1970, by Gordon McClelland and Jay Last. He died in