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.
Born on a farm in Polk County, Nebraska, during the famous blizzard of
1888, Augustus Dunbier became Nebraska's most prominent and widely
traveled artist in the early to mid 20th century. Working until
the year before his death at age 89, he painted landscapes, still
life, and portraits in a style that others, but not he, labelled
At age 10, he saw his first professional art work
at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition in Omaha, and this exposure set the
direction of his life. A year later, he returned with his parents to
Germany from where his family had emigrated, and in 1907, he enrolled
for seven years of study at the Dusseldorf Academy, known for its
instruction in genre and history painting. However, Impres ... Displaying 750 of 12992 characters.