Painting the coast redwoods on the Russian River, Sonoma County.

Books in which Tilden Daken is Referenced

2011—Jordan, Robert Smith; A Newsman Remembered. The book references Daken’s 1920’s friendship with newsman Ralph Burdette Jordan (the Jordan family today owns 15 Tilden Daken paintings).

2011—Jordan, Robert Smith; A Diasporan Mormon’s Life, Essays of Remembrance. (The book references Daken during his Southern California period and features a photo of the author seated in front of one of his Tilden Daken paintings.)

2005—Davenport, Ray; Davenport’s Art Reference.

2005—Dunbier, Lonnie Pierson, editor; AskArt.com Inc.; The Artists Bluebook.

2003—Lekisch, Barbara; Embracing Scenes About Lake Tahoe and Donner—Painters, Illustrators, & Sketch Artists, 1855–1915.

2002—Hughes, Edan Milton; Artists in California: 1786–1940 (two volumes).

1999—Falk, Peter Hastings (editor); Who Was Who in American Art, 1564–1975 (three volumes).

1993—Lebaron, Gaye, and Mitchell, Joann; Santa Rosa, A Twentieth Century Town.

1989—Hughes, Edan Milton; Artists in California, 1786–1940.

1985—Dawdy, Doris; Artists of the American West: A Biographical Dictionary (three volumes).

1984—Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall; Southern California Art.

1984—Orr-Cahill, Christina; The Art of California: Selected Works from the Collection of the Oakland Museum.

1983—Korb, Edward L.; A Biographical Index to California and Western Artists.

1981—McCall, Dewitt Clinton III; California Artists 1935–1956.

1911—Gregory, Tom; The History of Sonoma County.

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Tilden Daken painting on the rim of the World, Lake Arrowhead, 1923.

Tilden Daken painting on the Rim of the World, Lake Arrowhead, 1923.

Tilden Daken painting on the lagoon at the Palace of Fine Arts during the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915.

Tilden Daken painting on the lagoon at the Palace of Fine Arts during the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915.