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Eanger Irving Couse  American  1866 -1936
Born: Saginaw, Michigan, United States 
Active:   France 
Taos, New Mexico, United States 
Studied: Paris 
Art Institute of Chicago 1884
National Academy of Design 
Academie Julien, Paris 
Instructors: Tony Robert-Fleury 
William Adolphe Bouguereau 
Examples of Work: Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Butler Institute of American Art 
Cleveland Museum of Art 
Dallas Museum of Art 
Detroit Institute of Arts 
Ford Museum, Detroit 
Gilcrease Institute, Tulsa 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Milwaukee Art Institute, Wisconsin 
Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey 
Nashville Museum, Tennessee 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Representational
Subjects Known For: American Indians
New Mexico
Memberships: National Academy of Design p. ANA 1902; NA 1911
Allied Artists of America 
American Federation of Artists 
Lotus Club 
Taos Society of Artists 
Society of Painters 
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Eanger Irving Couse was born in Saginaw, Michigan in 1866, and during his childhood he became familiar with the large Native American population, which continued to flourish in the Saginaw area into the 1870s. From an early age Couse had wanted to become an artist, and he regularly visited the loca... (More)

Irving Couse, born in 1866, worked for three months saving money to attend the Art Institute of Chicago in 1884. He also studied at the National Academy of Design, NYC, and Acadamie Julian, Paris, from 1886-90. Couse received classical training and was predominantly a studio painter. In Paris, ... (More)

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