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 Chris Olson  (1905 - 2000)

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Lived/Active: Wisconsin      Known for: rural scene

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BIOGRAPHY for Chris Olson
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Birth
1905 (Oshkosh, Wisconsin)
 
Death
2000

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Wisconsin

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In the Oshkosh Public Museum's Art collection are several well-loved paintings by Chris Olson. The most familiar are a series of local history scenes that have been charming visitors for over five and a half decades.

Chris Olson was born April 6, 1905 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, but when he was six years old his family moved to Fremont and later to Wayauwega where he lived through high school. At the age of seven Chris was already showing quite a talent for drawing. He found inspiration for hi (showing 500 of 2452 characters).



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