Oscar Yosef de Kerdsmont Socec
Oscar Yosef de Kerdsmont Socec was born in 1879. He studied at the Beaux Arts Academy in Paris under Edward Sain and Carolus Durand. Socec painted extensively in Europe in the 1900s, living for seven years on the island of Capri, Italy, and in Switzerland for several years. His paintings were exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, France and Switzerland.