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786. Marie Gelon Cameron was born in Paris and studied at the Académie Julian where she met her artist husband Edgar Cameron. They later moved to Chicago and rented spaces at the Tree Studios. She exhibited at the St. Louis Universal Exposition and was included in 13 exhibits at the Art Institute of Chicago, winning the Rosenwald Prize in 1922. The imaged portrait is owned by the Illinois Military Museum in Springfield, Illinois.


Marie Gelon Cameron "Port. of a Soldier"
H.32" x W. 27" Before Treatment




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787. Carl Weeks made a fortune in the cosmetic industry. During a visit to England, he encountered a fifteenth-century manor. He knew he had found the inspiration for his Des Moines home. Construction began in 1923 and required five years to complete. The Salisbury House & Gardens is home to a library, fine art, rare books, historic documents, decorative arts and musical instruments. The halls of Salisbury House are lined with great works from such artists as Van Dyck,  Alma-Tadema, Sir Thomas Lawrence, and Lillian Genth. The imaged Genth will be featured in an upcoming exhibit.

Lillian Genth "The Rouge Room"
H. 20" x W. 24" After Treatment








           
788. Amos Hamlin Jr. was born in 1814 and died in 1872. He was an itinerant portraitist originally from western New York. He possibly painted the imaged portraits in 1849 while visiting a relative. The below oils are owned by the Wisconsin State Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin.




Amos Hamlin "Jane--Harriet Quinney"
H. 29" x 25" Before Treatment



Anon. "Two Children with a Book"
H. 39" x W. 29" After Treatment








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789. 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 items are from the Scholte House collection.




G. Nollen "Cattle"
H. 6" x W. 9" Before


G. Nollen "Cattle"
H. 18" x W. 25" Before


Mareah Scholte "Waterfall"
H. 10" x W. 12" Before




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790. The Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines, Iowa, has an outstanding collection of American and European art including works by Thomas Moran, George Inness, Robert Reid, and Edwin Lord Weeks. The "Apollo" panel is presently in poor condition but will be an outstanding addition to the collection after repairs.




T. Moran "Venice Scene"
H. 20" x W. 30" After


Anon. "Apollo & Venus"
H. 49" x W. 37" Before


After Velasquez "Monk"
H. 21" x W. 14" Before








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