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Laverne Nelson Black  American  1887 -1938
Born: Viola, Wisconsin, United States 
Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States 
Studied: Chicago Academy of Fine Arts 1906
Examples of Work: Phoenix Post Office Building, Arizona 
Treasury Department Building, Washington, D.C. 
Stark Museum of Arts, Orange, Texas 
Specialty: Illustrator
Style/School: Impressionism
Subjects Known For: American Southwest
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The son of an innkeeper, Black was raised in rural Viola, Wisconsin in the Kickapoo Valley, where many of his childhood friends lived on a nearby Indian reservation. Largely selftaught as an artist, he began to draw and paint ... (More)

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