Alice Louise Troxell McCoun
(1888 - 1964)
Alice Louise Troxell McCoun was active/lived in Nebraska. Alice McCoun is known for etching, painting, magazine and book illustration, poetry writing.
Biography Alice Louise Troxell McCoun
McCoun, Alice Louise Troxell
1888 Council Bluffs, Iowa-1964 Omaha, Nebraska
Troxell, Alice Louise
From Omaha, Alice Troxell McCoun did etching, painting, and illustration, which had such wide public appeal that her name became known far beyond her hometown. With realist style she depicted sentimental themes such as family life, nature, love of pets, and religious piety. Many of her images, often accompanied by verses, were especially popular with children. However, Alice, who lived to age seventy-six, spent only the first half of her adult life being a dedicated artist-illustrator.
By the mid 1940s, she took another direction, which was reaching out to people through the Christian Science religion. Its theology had
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