R. Freeman Worthley is a listed painter and printmaker, born in Chicago,
Illinois in 1904, but raised on a farm in San Diego, California.
After service in the United States Navy during World
War II, he received his Master of Fine Arts from Otis Institute where he
learned etching, engraving, screen printing and painting. He took an
interest in Abstract Expressionism.
R. Freeman Worthley's works can be found in the
collections of the Library of Congress, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the Saint Louis Museum of Art. He
died in 1978.
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