(1903 - 1990)
Walter Burt Adams was active/lived in Illinois, New Mexico, Wisconsin. Walter Adams is known for urban streetscape and portrait painting, cartoon.
Biography Walter Adams
The following, submitted January 2005, is from Lesley Williams, Head, Information Services, Evanston Public Library, Evanston, Illinois. He wrote: "The Evanston Public library and Evanston historical Society hosted a retrospective on the work of Walter Burt Adams in 2000. Below is the text of Adams' biography which appeared in the exhibit catalog, and is also on the exhibit website at http://www.epl.org/library/adams/bio.html".
The Evanston Library owns two paintings by Walter Burt Adams. One of them, May First (1952) "shows the first library building, the 1908 Carnegie buidling as it appeared in the 1930s. It is in the Administrative offices on the fourth floor. The oil painting was purchased fo
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