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John Stansfield, Artist of Renown

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title John Stansfield, Artist of Renown
Description could see the Mt. Nebo painting he had made. He explained j ust how it looked , so he decided to see and re-evaluate it. I brought them into the room with the painting, had them sit down, and left them by themselves to discuss and enjoy. siderable ability. As she progressed with her oil painting, she and Mr. Stansfield were drawn together through their mutual interest in art. They organized the Sanpete Art Association, which flourished for sometime. Later, Mr. Stansfield taught art at Snow College. One day when he was visiting in our family home in Mt. Pleasant, he and mother were discussing various aspects of art. 1 asked him how he came to become an artist. He smilingly replied that he actually drew his first picture that when he was a young man he spent time in the mountains herding sheep. He had such a strong desire to become an artist that he drew pictures on his sheep wagon with charcoal sticks. Mr. Stansfield was a genial man. He was always gre-sationalist. He had a keen sense of humor which he used His was the right make-up and type to supervise the Poor Farm Infirmary located at the mouth of Fairview Canyon. His wife and children lived with him there from 1921 to 1928. The occupants were fond of him and his happy manner of associating with them. It is said that he paxnted several thousand pictures. A few years ago the Springville Art Gallery presented an exhibit consisting of John Stansfield's paintings, t took 105
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324428
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324428