(1910 - 2009)
William Edward Lewis Bunn was active/lived in Iowa, California. William Bunn is known for regional painting, river scenes.
Biography William Bunn
Following is the obituary of the artist from the Muscatine Journal, Iowa, September 2, 2009.
MUSCATINE, Iowa —William "Bill" Bunn depicted Mississippi River scenes with oil paint in the ways Mark Twain did in words.
Bunn, a former Muscatine resident whose oil paintings preserve his first-hand experience with life along the Mississippi River, died on June 25, in Ojai, Calif., where he lived. He was 99.
Since his death, those who knew him, or knew of his work, have noted his connection with Muscatine.
"He loved the river. Most of his paintings were riverboats. He even lived on a boat for several years on the river with his wife, Annavene," Norm Bunn, 88, of Muscatine, said of his uncle. Most of Bill Bunn's family
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