Raymer Society Consignment Art Auction October 28th, 2023

Swensson, Eldon (1926-2012) watercolor, untitled adobe window

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Start price: $50

Estimated price: $100 - $150

Buyer's premium: 10%

Eldon Swensson (1926-2012) untitled adobe window, Eldon Bengston Swensson was born in McPherson, Kansas on September 18, 1926 The Swensson family moved to Lindsborg, KS in 1929 where he spent his youth. Eldon enrolled at Bethany College in 1944, but was drafted into the army after one semester. He served as Ch. Draftsman, G-3, 8th Army in the Philippines and Japan. On his return two years later he married Louise Bennett Richardson and moved to Manhattan, Kansas where he graduated with his degree in architecture at Kansas State University. Swensson spent a number of years In Wichita, KS working as an architect in his own firm, then went to work for a large architectural firm that sent him to Johnstown, Pennsylvania; El Paso, Texas; West Palm Beach, Florida and West Chester, Pennsylvania until his retirement when he returned to Lindsborg.Besides receiving recognition as an architect, Eldon pursued painting and became an accomplished watercolorist. His works were entered in exhibits and competitions and he won many awards. His work is in private collections across the US. Swensson passed away in Lindsborg in 2012.

Condition: good condition

Dimensions: 31.25 x 25 x 1.5 in

Weight: 10.7 lb