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John Steuart Curry

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Regionalist painter who became known for “Baptism in Kansas,” “Tornado More than Kansas,” and various other magnificent oil paintings. His most well-known function was a ornamental mural he designed for the Kansas Condition Capitol in Topeka. He graduated from Geneva University in Beaver Falls, Pa, and proved helpful as an illustrator for journals such as Young boys’ Lifestyle, St. Nicholas, State Gentleman, as well as the Sunday Evening Post. His painting “The Traveling Cadonas” was made during his period using the Ringling Brothers Circus. He was the to begin five children delivered to farmers Smith and Margaret Curry. His parents respected the functions of Peter Paul Rubens and Gustave Doré and protected their house in reproductions from the performers’ paintings. He and Offer Wood were regarded two of the best painters in the American Regionalism motion.

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Date Of Birth November 14, 1897
Place Of Birth Kansas
Profession Painter
Education Kansas City Art Institute, Geneva College
Nationality American
Star Sign Scorpio

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Runaway Jury2003paintings by: second unit

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