The following information is from Justin Vining.
I just bought a painting by "L P Shaver" at an antique store so I have been digging deep on the internet to find anything.
From the book, La Salle County Geneology Guild
, dated 1900, I found:
Larue Perene Shaver was born on a farm in Rutland township (Ohio), and at an early age evinced such a fondness for pictures that his leisure time was usually spent in delineating the familiar objects around him with whatever medium that was at hand. It was not until he had finished his education in the ordinary branches that he began the serious study of art, and entered the Academy Of Fine Arts at Toledo, Ohio, as a pupil of Edmund H. Ostha
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