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Gruelle, Richard B., 1851-1914


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Richard B. Gruelle biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder: S3021
Identifier: S3021
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten autobiographical sketch and a photocopy created by Richard B. Gruelle ranging from 1851-1910 regarding his life and career as a landscape painter.The autobiography discusses Gruelle's developing interest in the arts, particularly drawing and painting, during his childhood. It then covers his early apprenticeship with the village house painter and his training and his early work in western Illinois doing portraiture. He then describes his...