Augustus William Dunbier
(1888 - 1977)
Augustus William Dunbier was active/lived in Nebraska, Arizona. Augustus Dunbier is known for landscape, portrait, and still life painting, teaching.
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Augustus Dunbier was a prolific oil painter, well known for his
colorful landscapes, still life, portraits and figures. Most viewers
would describe his work as Impressionism because of his brushwork,
ability to capture brief moments in time, and the changing effects of
light and color. But hating labels of any kind, he never used that term
to describe himself.
He was a long time resident of Omaha,
Nebraska, but traveled and painted widely throughout the United States,
Europe, and Mexico.
Certain pioneering aspects contribute to his unique career:
He was the first Nebraska artist to paint regularly in the Southwest,
where from 1920, he established a seasonal pattern of working in Taos,
New Mexico. In fact
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