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731. Effie Anderson Smith (1869 1955) was an early Arizona impressionist painter of desert landscapes, many of Cochise County and the Grand Canyon. Smith was born in Arkansas and later served as a school teacher in Hope, Arkansas. She studied at the National Academy of Design in New York. Her exhibitions include a show at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. in 1931. She lived for 56 years in southern Arizona, first in Benson then Pearce and later in Douglas (from 1941 to 1951) in Cochise County. Smith moved to Prescott, Arizona in 1951, and died there in 1955. The below oils were rescued by the Douglas Historical Society in Douglas and will be on display at the Douglas-Williams House Museum, Douglas, Arizona, which features the largest publicly held display of her work.






Effie Smith "Douglas Smelters"
H. 20" x W. 28" Before Treatment



Effie Smith "Cochise Stronghold"
H. 20" x W. 28" Before Treatment




Effie Smith "Douglas Smelters"
  Before Treatment Raking Light


Effie Smith "Cochise Stronghold"
Before Treatment Raking Light








During Cleaning


During Cleaning








After Cleaning, Lining,
Stretching, and Filling


After Cleaning, Lining,
Stretching, and Filling








Detail After Filling


Detail After Filling








After Treatment


After Treatment













           
732. William Keane was active and lived in New Jersey. Virtually nothing is known about this artist although four of his paintings were discovered in the Philadelphia area, and two of them are tromp l'oeil in style depicting upside down banjos. The rare imaged painting is owned by the Memphis Brooks Museum, Memphis, Tennessee.

William Keane "Fish and Keys"
H. 18" x W. 9" Before Treatment





During Cleaning


After Treatment










733. John Witt (1840-1901) was a portrait, landscape, genre, and still-life painter, born in Wayne County, Indiana. He studied in Cincinnati during the late 1850s under Joseph Oriel Eaton, and then settled in 1862 in Columbus, Ohio. There he initially concentrated on Biblical scenes although by the 1870s he had built a solid reputation as a portrait painter. He died in 1901 in New York City. The below oils are owned by the Wayne County Historical Society, Richmond, Indiana.








John Witt "Samuel Dillon"
H. 27" x W. 22" Before Treatment


S. A. Cammack "Girl with a Cat"
H. 27" x W. 22" Before Treatment








During Cleaning


During Cleaning








After Treatment


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734. Micajah Tomas Nordyke (1847-1919) was a landscape painter and a descendant from an important Quaker family that was among the earliest settlers of eastern Indiana. He studied with Frank Duveneck at the Cincinnati Academy of Art but later settled in Richmond, Indiana. The below oils are from the outstanding collection at the Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, Indiana.



Nordyke "The Marsh"
H. 14" x W. 20" Before


A. Gregg "Still Life"
H. 24" x W. 16" Before


Richey "Evening Light"
H. 22" x W. 42" Before








During Cleaning


During Cleaning


During Cleaning








After Treatment


After Treatment


After Treatment
















735. The Henry County Historical Society Museum, located in the home of Civil War General William Grose, is listed on the Indiana Register of Historic Landmarks. It is a Victorian Italianate home that was built in New Castle, Indiana, in 1870. The Society, one of the oldest and largest in Indiana, was founded in 1887. The primary function of the museum is to promote and preserve the history of Henry County, Indiana. Two of the below paintings are by the fine portrait artist Henry Dousa (1820-1892).








H. Dousa "Port. Man"
H. 20" x W. 16" Before


Anon. "Port. Woman"
H. 22" x W. 18" Before



H. Dousa "Port. Man"
H. 27" x W. 22" Before





During Cleaning


During Cleaning


During Cleaning








After Treatment


After Treatment


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