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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 William Dunbier

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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 Impressionist.

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.



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About  Augustus William Dunbier

Born:  1888 - Polk County, Nebraska
Died:   1977 - Omaha, Nebraska
Known for:  landscape, portrait, and still life painting, teaching