(1846 - 1921)
Paul A. Seifert was active/lived in Wisconsin. Paul Seifert is known for itinerant folk-art painter, local scenery.
Biography Paul Seifert
Paul Seifert, destined many years after his death to be recognized
the nation's leading itinerant folk artists with work akin to that of
Grandma Moses, was active in Richland County in southwestern
Wisconsin in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The file about him in the Richland Center Library,
when found by author William Stark, was labelled "Southwestern
Wisconsin's own folk painter---Paul Seifert".
Folk-art scholar Jean Lipman wrote that "Paul Seifert's simple farm
scenes are filled with anecdotal detail---people, animals, the
orchards, the farmer-painter had laid out---that must have pleased and
interested his customers; but, from our critical point of view, they
are much more than this. The
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