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John Fabion

1905 - 1982
Painter, Sculptor
Origin: Austria
Born: October 31, 1905, Vienna, Austria
Died: c.1982, Chicago, Illinois

John Fabion, born in Austria in 1905, immigrated to the United States in 1912 and became a naturalized citizen in 1922. He studied art abroad at The Royal Academy of Florence, The Arts and Crafts School (Kunstgewerbeschule) in Vienna and the National Academy of Krakow in Poland; he graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1934. Following World War II, Fabion returned to his Chicago alma mater to assume a professorial role where he continued to teach until 1970.

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Bison
1935, Bronze
John Fabion
Austria, 1905 - 1982