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801. Born in Lancaster, Ohio, Carducius Ream (1837-1917) lived in New York and Cincinnati before settling in Chicago in 1878 where he became that city’s most famous still-life painter. Typically his work featured table-top studies of fruit placed near or in a china dish or glass. He also painted landscapes, figures, and portraits. Ream studied abroad in London, Paris, and Munich as well as in New York. He also exhibited at the Royal Academy of Art in London. He was the first artist from Chicago to be included in the collection of the Art Institute. The imaged painting is owned by the Fairfield Heritage Association, Lancaster, Ohio.

C. P. Ream "Watermelon"

H. 39" x W. 26" Before Treatment




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802. A. Kirkpatrick Maxwell (1884-1975) was born in Annan, Scotland. After the outbreak of war in 1914 he travelled to France to make over 1000 surgical illustrations of war wounds and diseases, many of which were published in the British Journal of Surgery. The original illustrations were kept at the Royal College of Surgeons of England but were destroyed during the Blitz. He offered numerous illustrations for Gray's Anatomy. The below paintings are owned by Culver Academy, Culver, Indiana.



Anon. "Teresa of Avila"
H. 18" x W. 13" Before


A.K. Maxwell "Roughing It"
H. 18" x W. 24" Before


Anon. "Woman & Portfolio"
H. 30" x W. 25" Before




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803. Albert Wilhelm Elsner was a Milwaukee artist. He was born there in 1888 and also died there in 1948. Very little is known of his life and training. He belonged to the Milwaukee Art Student's League and the Milwaukee Painters and Sculptors organization. He is best known for his WPA landscapes. The imaged paintings are both WPA pieces owned by the Kenosha Public Museum, Kenosha, Wisconsin.



Wilhelm Elsner "The Bridge"
H. 26" x W. 32"


Wilhelm Elsner "By the River"
H. 34" x W. 40








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804. William Smith was born in Pennsylvania in 1781. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Senate but moved to the territory of Wisconsin in 1837 and later became its attorney-general. From 1854-1862 he was president of the State's Historical Society. Smith died in Quincy, Illinois, in 1866. The below portraits are from the collection of the Wisconsin State Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin.








Anon. "William Smith"
H. 28" x W. 21" Before Treatment


Anon. "Mary Smith"
H. 28" x W. 21" Before Treatment



















805. Joseph Walter (1865-1946) was an Austrian artist trained at the Munich and Vienna Academies. He came to the United States in 1897 and made his life as a church painter in Dubuque, Iowa. He was one of the first professional artists to live in Dubuque. Walter's easel paintings won many awards and were displayed at the Art Institute in Chicago, the Anderson Galleries in New York, and in exhibits in Denver and Philadelphia. The imaged oil is owned by the National Mississippi River Museum, Dubuque, Iowa.








Joseph Walter "Julien Dubuque's Grave and Catfish Creek"
H. 31" x W. 43" Before Treatment






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