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image no.: 56984
contact sheet: A1741
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Emile Walters Born In Winnipeg 1893 Of Icelandic Descent, Studied At Chicago Art Institute; The Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts; Awarded A Fellowship At The Louis C. Tiffany Foundation At Oyster Bay, Long Island; Taught Every Summer At The Pennsylvania State Collage For 13 Years. In 1937 The Explorer Club Of New York Made Him An Active Member In Recognition Of The Exploratory Value Of His Icelandic Paintings And In 1939 King Christian Of Iceland And Denmark Decorated Him With The Icelandic Order Of The Knight'S Cross Of The Order Of The Falcon. In 1956 He Completed Paintings Based On The Vinland Sagasteads. These Paintings Were Acquired By The National Collection Of Fine Arts Of The Smithsonian Institution, Washinton, Dc
subject(s): ArtIcelandersPersonalities
date: 1956c