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Pearl Burns

 (1885 - 1958)
Pearl Robison (Burrows) Burns was active/lived in Oklahoma, Texas, Indiana.  Pearl Burns is known for frontier genre, Indian and Southwest landscape painting.

Biography   Pearl Burns

Born in Shoals, Indiana, Pearl Burns became a painter of Southwest landscapes, genre, and figures and for many years did illustrations, which appeared in "Liberty" magazine.

She was raised in Dalhart, Texas where her stepfather, David Robison, was mayor. He encouraged her to pursue her art talent and to attend the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, which she did from 1912 to 1915. There she studied with Edmund Tarbell and Frank Benson. She later took summer art schools at Harvard University and in Taos at the extension of the University of New Mexico.

In 1918, she homesteaded land in Texhoma, Oklahoma and built a studio on her eighty acre tract from where she recorded life on the Texas and Oklahoma panhandle. Much of he   ...  Displaying 750 of 1553 characters.

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