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Edgar McKillop

 (1879 - 1950)
Edgar Alexander McKillop was active/lived in North Carolina.  Edgar McKillop is known for folk art-figure and animal scupture, blacksmithing.

Biography   Edgar McKillop


Born in Balfour, North Carolina, Edgar McKillop became a well-known folk art carver, and his subjects included clocks, human figures and musical instruments, but animal figures were his favorite subjects. Most of his carvings were whimsical, and some were exotic animals such as gorillas, kangaroos, and rhinos. He also carved practical objects such as his carving tools, pots, pans, keys, plows and furniture.

His career as a woodcarver began about 1926 when he was offered four black walnut trees from a neighbor in exchange for removing the trees from the neighbor's property. This marked the beginning of his intense interest, which continued until his wife's death in 1938. Even when working with large, complex forms, he chiseled the ent   ...  Displaying 750 of 1202 characters.

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