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Allan Swisher

 (1888 - 1960)
Allan Lee Swisher was active/lived in New York, Kansas / France.  Allan Swisher is known for floral still life, portrait, figure.

Biography   Allan Swisher


Born Gypsum, Oct. 2, 1888; died July 2, 1960. Painter, spec. portraits & figures. Pupil of Harry M. Walcott, in New York. Studied at the Academié Julian in Paris in 1913 with Jean Paul Laurens. Taught at University of Kentucky. Lived in Chicago, IL.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
American Art Annual. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1898-1947 12; Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951); American Art Annual. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1898-1947 27; Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936- v.1=1936-37 v.3= 1941-42 v.2=1938-39 v.4=1940-47. 1-3; Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Reinbach, Edna, comp. “Kansas Art and Artists”, in Collections of the Kansas State Historical Society. v. 17, 1928. p. 571-585.; Fielding, Mantle. Mantle Fielding’s Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers, with an Addendum containing Corrections and Additional Material on the Original Entries. Compiled by James F. Carr. New York: James F. Carr Publ., 1965.; American Art Annual. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1898-1947 12/ 14/ 24/ 22/ 20; Julian; AskArt, www.askart.com, accessed Dec. 23 2005; Family Search. Version 2.5.0. Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2002. www.FamilySearch.org accessed July 17, 2006.

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.



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