Illustration for 'Whatever the Weather May Be', Riley Songs of Cheer

John William Vawter (American, 1871-1941)

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Working from his studio in Brown County, Indiana, Vawter drew upon real life for the characters that Riley described.

Songs of Cheer is a collection of poems of gladness, content and consolation.

Vawter illustrated fourteen books by Indiana poet James Whitcomb Riley.

Object Information

artist
John William Vawter (American, 1871-1941)
creation date
1905
materials
oil on academy board
dimensions
19 x 14 in.
accession number
30.73
credit line
Sarah F. Banning Fund
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

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