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Oscar W "Pelee" Peterson

 (1894 - 1951)
Oscar W. "Pelee" Peterson was active/lived in Michigan.  Oscar Peterson is known for fish decoy carving, fishing guide.

Biography   Oscar W. "Pelee" Peterson


Oscar W. "Pelee" Peterson (1887–1951)[1] was an American carver of fish decoys.

"He is among the best known and most widely imitated fish carvers."
—?Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum website

His works are the subject of the book - Michigan's Master Carver: Oscar W. Peterson, 1887-1951 by Ronald J. Fritz and can be found in the American Art Museum of the Smithsonian, the Brooklyn Museum and also in the following exhibits:

    •    “Hooked On Carving: Oscar W. Peterson” - Michigan State University Museum, 10/24/1982 - 4/10/1983

    •    “Fishing for Art, an Exhibition of the Implements and Art of Angling” American   ...  Displaying 750 of 5198 characters.

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