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581. George Wallace Jones (1804--1896), a frontiersman, entrepreneur, attorney, and judge, was among the first two United States Senators to represent the state of Iowa after it was admitted to the Union in 1846. A Democrat who was elected before the birth of the Republican Party, Jones served over ten years in the Senate, from December 7, 1848 to March 4, 1859. The portrait is from the collection of the State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa.

"General George W. Jones"
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582. The Scholte House, Pella, Iowa, built in the winter and spring of 1847-1848, was the fulfillment of a promise Dominie Hendrik Scholte made to his wife Mareah to alleviate her homesickness and disappointment. He had promised to build her a house with all the comforts of the home she had left in The Netherlands. The last Scholte descendant to live in the house was Leonora Gaass Hettinga. She gave the house to the Pella Historical Society in 1979 for use as a museum. The below oils are all from the hand of G. H. Nollen.
           

Nollen "Single Traveler"
H. 12" x W. 8" Before

Nollen "Swan Lake"
H. 20" x W. 25" Before

Nollen "Pastoral Scene"
H. 18" x W. 25" Before
   
   


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583. Charles Atherton Cumming (1859-1932) was an important Iowa artist. He was a true "founder" involved in the organizing and developing of schools of art while teaching and pursuing his own career. He originally studied at Cornell College in Iowa but later transferred to the Chicago Academy of Art, which later became the Art Institute of Chicago. He returned to Cornell in 1880 and taught art classes before leaving in 1855 for the Academie Julien in Paris. He returned to Iowa and established schools in Des Moines and at the State University of Iowa, Iowa City. He was well recognized for his portraitature. The below oils are from the fine collection of the Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines, Iowa.
           

Cumming "Summer Afternoon"
H. 15" x W. 18" Before

Potter "Dutch Interior"
H. 42" x W. 34" Before

Symons "Thompson's Bend"
H. 40" x W. 50" Before
           


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Baldwin "Agnes"
H. 13" x W. 8" Before Treatment

Baldwin "The Waif"
H. 36" x W. 22" Before Treatment
           


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584. Great artists often copy other great artists. Two of the below oils are from the hand of Thomas Hicks. They are both copies after Titian originals. All three paintings are from the fine collection at the University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa.
           

T. Hicks "Alphonse..."
H. 46" x W. 41" Before

G. Wood "Calendulas"
H. 15" x W. 13" Before



Hicks "Bacchus & Ariadne"
H. 14" x W. 15" Before
           


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585. This oil is from the fine collection of Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. The composition depicts the first permanent home of Calvin Seminary, on Madison and Franklin. The painting is signed and dated, 1896.

K. Schortz "Calvin Seminary"
H. 15" x W. 20" Before Treatment
           


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