The Art Collection – Sherman Library and Gardens

The Art Collection

Arthur Cahill (1878-1970)

Born in San Francisco, Arthur Cahill studied art at San Francisco School of Design and then in Paris. He first worked as an illustrator for San Francisco newspapers and later as an art editor for Sunset Magazine and as an illustrator for the Southern Pacific Railroad. He was famous for his portraits, including paintings of President Hoover and General Pershing. He painted in Pasadena, but lived most of his years in San Francisco.

Moses H. Sherman, 1923

Arthur Cahil
Moses H. Sherman, 1923
oil on canvas
42″ x 62″

Moses H. Sherman, 1924

Arthur Cahill
Moses H. Sherman, 1924
pencil sketch on paper
10″ x 14″