Eldora Pauline Lorenzini
(1910 - 1993)
Eldora Pauline Lorenzini was active/lived in Colorado, Nebraska. Eldora Lorenzini is known for painting, design, illustration, murals, teaching.
Biography Eldora Pauline Lorenzini
Lorenzini, Eldora Pauline
1910, Wedona, Colorado-1993, Alliance, Nebraska
Illustrator, muralist, fine art painter, and teacher, Eldora Lorenzini lived in Colorado and several southern states during much of her life, but she remains known in Nebraska for the mural she created in 1939 for the newly-built post office in Hebron. Titled Stampeding Buffaloes Stopping the Train, it is a symbolic image of a passing moment in time, when buffalo, the food source of the Indians, seemed to rule the Plains. However, they are faced challenged by white men with guns and big machines, and most of know who eventually triumphed.
The mural was part of the federal government’s Treasury Relief Art Project (TRAP), which was enacted to e
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