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John Nolf

 (1872 - 1950)
John Thomas Nolf was active/lived in Illinois.  John Nolf is known for agrarian figure and genre painting, commercial art, teaching.

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"1948 Best of Show Figure Composition by John Nolf (1871 - 1950)"
A biography written by Duane Paulsen, Grand Detour

The unofficial leader of the Grand Detour artist colony that flourished during the second quarter of the 20th Century, John Nolf called himself the "Mayor of Grand Detour."  Of all the artists, quite possibly he best fit in with the inhabitants and life in this quaint, out-of-the-way village.
Nolf was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and his father was a soldier at Gettysburg.  He was originally a tramp printer, and he wandered across the United States working at his trade.  His poker winnings in Spokane, Washington, enabled him to move to Chicago, where he worked   ...  Displaying 750 of 6906 characters.

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