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A three-quarters profile portrait of Dr. Stephen B.L. Penrose seated in a chair. Dr. Penrose has short, white hair and thin glasses, wearing dark three piece suit, crimson tie and white collared shirt. Framed: 42" x 34 1/8", Sight: 41 3/8 x 33 3/8". Norling, "born Pasco, WA on Sept. 26, 1892, studied at Whitman College and the AIC. By 1937 he was a resident of Los Angeles where he authored 'Perspective Made Easy' (MacMillan, 1939). By 1949 he had returned to Washington where he remained until his death in Seattle on March 23, 1974. He was the brother of artist Lily N. Hardwick. His work includes oils, watercolors, dry points, woodcuts, pen-and-ink drawings, and lithographs. His exhibitions include: SFAA, 1932; Seattle Museum, 1934-35; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1937. In: Prosser (WA) Post Office; Bremerton (WA) Post Office; White House (Washington, DC); Seattle Museum." (Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art 1947).


Oil on canvas


Portrait, Older Man

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Penrose Library


Walla Walla, Washington

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