16 Works, Today, January 18th is artist Gustaf Oscar Dalström’s day, his story, illustrated #018

Gustaf Dalstrom, (1893-1971)
Great Indian Council, Chicago—1833, c. 1938

Mural
5′ x 5′
Oil on canvas
Station Post Office, Chestnut Street Post Office

Gustaf Dalstrom (1893–1971) was an American artist and muralist. From 1927, he served as president of the Chicago Society of Artists. During the Great Depression he contributed several mural paintings to public schools and post offices through the Treasury Department Section of Painting and Sculpture…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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