Jungle Library

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Description

Whimsical painting depicting animals, trees, and books painted in bright, vibrant colors. Signed bottom left.
On plaque: "Norris Hall/Jungle Library/1991".
The painting was purchased for Skokie Public Library’s 50th Anniversary with support from the Skokie Fine Arts Commission and Cole Taylor Bank.

Norris Hall was born and educated in Tennessee. He lived briefly in Illinois and during that time was commissioned by the Library Board to paint "Jungle Library," which was the first artwork hung in the Youth Services Department in 1991 during National Library Week. Norris Hall's graphics also decorated the Library's previous Bookmobile.

Physical Dimensions

48 x 132 in.

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