The younger brother of artist Abel George Warshawsky, Alexander Warshawsky was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 29, 1887. He studied painting at the Cleveland School of Art and the National Academy of Design in New York City. Warshawsky moved to Paris, France in 1916, where he would spend much of his early career. By 1934, Warshawsky had relocated to Los Angeles, California, where he would remain for the last twelve years of his life. Alexander Warshawsky died in Los Angeles on May 28, 1945. Today, his paintings can be found in the collections of the Los Angeles County Museum and the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Source: Hughes, Edan M. Artists In California 1786-1940. 3rd ed. Vol. 1. Sacramento: Crocker, Art Museum, 2002. N. pag. 2 vols. Print