Earl Howell Reed
(1863 - 1931)
Earl Howell Reed was active/lived in Illinois, Indiana. Earl Reed is known for etching and landscape painting, drypoint.
Biography Earl Howell Reed
Earl Howell Reed, American (Chicago), 1863-1931
Before Earl Howell Reed brought national attention to the Indiana Dunes, growing to fame as an etcher of the wild and spiritual dunes landscape, he was for 20 years a grain broker in the Chicago Stock Exchange. He had worked previously as a reporter for the old Chicago Times before meeting a Mr. Hutchinson - "Old Hutch" - of the Chicago Board of Trade who introduced him to the business. Yet throughout this period Reed maintained the artistic and writing interests he developed in his youth. These likely matured under his well-off parents: scholar and minister Hiram and author-mother Elizabeth who earned an honorary degree from Northwestern for her books on Buddhist and Hindu
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