Samuel Lord Wise (1853 - 1908)
Born in Ohio, Samuel L. Wise studied art under Aurelius O. Revenaugh (1840-1908) in Jackson, Michigan, and under Walter Satterlee (1844-1908) in New York. His obituary also mentions having studied in Europe although where and when is currently unknown. In 1878 the artist married Georgia Armes of Lansing. He was elected Instructor in Art at Olivet College, Olivet, Michigan, January 1, 1892, and maintained that position through the 1897-98 school year. The artist also kept a studio in Lansing, Michigan from the early 1880's until around the turn of the century.
But success was not to be. According to the tale told in his obituary; "The older
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