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J. Louis Lundean papers, 1924-1956

Lundean, J. Louis, 1894 or 6-1961

Painter, Author, Educator, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, (65 items on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Clippings, 1924-1956; a biographical sketch; photographs of Lundean's work, mostly paintings of hunting scenes, 2 photographs of Lundean; magazine articles with illustrations by Lundean; an exhibition catalog, 1939; poster; 3 press releases; and miscellaneous papers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Illustrator, writer, painter, lecturer, and teacher; born in Newcastle, Wyoming. Birthdate also cited as 1896. Specialized in painting the American West, especially American Indians and horses. Also well known for his pictures of race horses and his portraits of Will Rogers and Robert E. Lee.


The donor, Marjorie Howlett, is the widow of Louis Lundean.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 828 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

J. Louis Lundean papers, 1924-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.