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The Eagle's Nest Art Colony Collection

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Ralph Elmer Clarkson
(American, 1861-1942)
Frank O. Lowden

Description: Ralph Elmer Clarkson’s painting entitled Frank O. Lowden, depicts a portrait of the late Governor of Illinois (1917-1921), dressed in a suit and tie, positioned face forward to the viewer; housed in a decorative frame

Distinguishing Marks: A plaque affixed to the frame attributes both the subject and the artist
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 44 inches x 30 inches, unframed; 48 inches x 35 inches, framed
Circa: Early 20th Century

Provenance: Ralph Elmer Clarkson was a member of The Eagle’s Nest Art Colony. On October 18, 1942, Ralph Clarkson donated this painting to the Oregon Public Library in a special ceremony. The painting has previously occupied a special place in Mr. Clarkson’s Chicago studio.

 

                                          

       
     
     
     
     
 

The Oregon Public Library's Eagle's Nest Colony Art Collection has been researched and appraised by:

MIR Appraisal Services, Inc.
307 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 308
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 814-8510
Email: info@mirappraisal.com