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281. The lower paintings are owned by the Kenosha Public Museum in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Peter Bianchi was born in Kenosha in 1920. His early studies were carried out at the Mizen Academy of Art in Chicago, the Chicago Academy of Art and the American Academy of Art. While working on a project for National Geographic, on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Bianchi had the opportunity to experiment with scientific illustration. His work was so well received, he was invited to join the staff of the magazine and continued his work there for fourteen years. He collaborated with scientific specialists to illustrate Louis Leakey's great 1959 Tanzanian discovery of "Zinjanthropus." Peter Bianchi died in 2001.
           

Peter Bianchi "Vikings Building House"
H. 1s" x W. 21" Before Treatment--Number 12

Peter Bianchi "Vikings Fighting Indians"
H. 17" x W. 16" Before Treatment
           

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Peter Bianchi "Tomb of Olympiad"
H. 21" x W. 15" Before Treatment

Peter Bianchi "Hunters Fighting over Meat"
H. 16" x W. 21" Before Treatment
           

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282. Charles Francis Browne (1859-1920) was one of the original members of the Eagle's Nest Art Colony and was considered its finest landscape artist. His early studies included work with Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and further work in Paris. His résumé includes instructor at the Art Institute of Chicago, founder of Chicago"s "Brush and Pencil," and president of the Chicago Society of Artists. Sadly, he was stricken with paralysis in 1919 and died the following year. This oil is owned by the Lorado Taft Field Center in Oregon, Illinois. The Center is located on the original site of the Eagle's Nest Colony.

Charles Francis Browne "River Scene"
H. 20" x W. 28" Before Treatment

           

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283. Many of us have had a college professor who listened well and counseled better. This portrait of "Professor William Simonds" was just such a man. Revered above many, his image has been well captured by John Rae (1882 - 1963). John Rae was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. In addition to studying with Howard Pyle at Drexel, Rae was a student of F.V. Du Mond and Kenyon Cox. Rae was a member of the Society of Illustrators. the American Federation of Artists and the Artists Guild, Inc. He painted portraits of such well known personalities as Albert Einstein and Carl Sandburg. His work is represented at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. The portrait is owned by Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois.

John Rae "William Simonds"
H. 42" x W. 28" Before Treatment
           

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284. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library is the owner of these three oils. The Library is a jewel in Springfield, Illinois and has had attendance records each year since its initial opening. The center portrait is of John Alexander Logan (February 8, 1826 ­ December 26, 1886). Logan was an American soldier and political leader. He served in the Mexican-American War and was a General in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He served the state of Illinois as a Senator and was an unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States. Logan fought at Bull Run as an unattached volunteer to a Michigan regiment, and then returned to Washington, resigned his congressional seat, and entered the Union army as Colonel of the 31st Illinois Volunteers, which he organized. In Grant's Vicksburg Campaign, Logan commanded the 3rd Division of James B. McPherson's XVII Corps, which was the first to enter the city of Vicksburg in 1863, and after its capture, Logan served as its military governor. He received the Medal of Honor for the Vicksburg campaign. In November 1863 he succeeded William Tecumseh Sherman in command of the XV Corps and after the death of McPherson he commanded the Army of the Tennessee at the Battle of Atlanta.
           

B. Whyte "Edward Kitchell"
H. 24" x W. 20" Before

W. Frye "John A. Logan" 1864
H. 17" x W.14" Before

F. Ransom "Lincoln the Surveyor"
H 25" x W. 33" Before
           

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285. The Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin is the owner of these works of art. The museum has the finest collection of works by Carl von Marr and also collects works by Wisconsin regionalist artists. The left image is by George Raab (1866-1943) while the right is by Robert Heuel (1857-1931). The son of an immigrant German merchant and ship owner, George Raab was educated in Milwaukee, Munich and Paris. His mentors included painters Richard Lorenz and Robert Schade and art collector Frederick Layton. Born in Germany, Robert Heuel studied in Duesseldorf, Paris, France, and Venice, Italy. He came to the U.S. and lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
           

George Raab "Lake Park"
H. 22" x W. 27" Before Treatment

Robert Heuel "Venetian Canal"
H. 10" x W. 8" Before Treatment
           

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