(1890 - 1979)
Walter Vladimir Rousseff was active/lived in Illinois, Michigan / Bulgaria. Walter Rousseff is known for landscape-harbor and figure painting, mural.
Biography Walter Rousseff
A WPA artist, Walter Rousseff was a painter who also did murals for Michigan post offices, having earned these commissions in a major competition of the Post Office Department Building in Washington DC.
Rousseff was born in Bulgaria, settled in Chicago, and also had a studio in Iron Mountain, a small Michigan town. For the new Iron Mountain, Michigan post office, dedicated in 1935, he completed five murals that are inside the lobby.
Most of his mural paintings had western themes with titles including Moving West, Washing, Carrying Gold, Watching an Early Train, Stage Coach, Ferry Boat, and Fight with Indians.
Of his mural work, it was written: "Although many government artists had difficulty relating their mur
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