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Sculptress-by-Schwartz.jpg
Oil painting with overall blue, purple, and yellow geometric shapes in the constructivist style. Signed bottom right. On original plaque: Carl SchwartzSCULPTRESS-KAY HOFFMANGift of Edward and Cecile Fellin Originally from Detroit, Carl E. Schwartz…

The-Village-Carl-Schwartz.jpg
Abstract painting depicting tall buildings, houses, and trees in pink, blue and green. Undated.On original plaque: Carl SchwartzTHE VILLAGE: CARL SANDBURGGift of Edward and Cecile Fellin “Sandburg Village” is a neighborhood of apartment buildings on…

Garden-by-Barbara-Schlenker.jpg
Oil painting of a colorful flower garden with brown fence rail at the bottom left and brick path visible in the upper right. Undated.On original plaque: Barbara SchlenkerTHE GARDENGift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fellin During the 1960s and early 1970s,…

Salomoni.jpg
Signed offset print depicting coat rack with a brown coat, slippers, military uniform, and a building at right. Text, “Salomoni” at top. Signed in the bottom right.On original plaque:Tito SalomoniUntitled GraphicGift of the Schutz Family Tito…

Walled-City-by-Hilda-Rubin.jpg
Abstract oil painting depicts houses and a church with domes and boats in the water in the foreground. Hilda Rubin Pierce was born in Vienna, Austria in 1923, but left for England in 1938, when Hitler took over Vienna. She later moved to Chicago and…

Chicago-River-by-Rubin.jpg
Painting of the Chicago River with a bridge in the foreground and buildings in the background. Undated.Hilda Rubin Pierce was born in Vienna, Austria in 1923, but left for England in 1938, when Hitler took over Austria. She later moved to Chicago and…

Sandown-Park-by-Pratt.jpg
Watercolor of a horse race at Sandown Park Racecourse. Six horses and their colorfully dressed jockeys are depicted, mid-race.Sandown Park Racecourse is in Esher, Surrey, England and opened in 1875.This artwork is not currently on display.

Harms-House-by-Paprocki-1.jpg
Oil painting depicts the house owned by Henry Harms, the founder of Skokie in 1854. The 1869 farmhouse, built of hand-made brick, is shown with a porch and tall trees covered with colorful autumn leaves. This painting was commissioned by the Skokie…

Horse-Racing-by-Neiman.jpg
Cast in bronze, this three-piece suite of sculptures includes: “Pulling Up,” a jockey on a horse in mid-stride; “Male Jockey,” a male jockey standing with hand on right hip; and “Female Jockey,” a standing female jockey. This suite is part 91 of an…

Carousel-by-Neiman.jpg
Painted in 1959, this early work of world-renowned artist LeRoy Neiman depicts horses in different positions on a carousel painted with broad brush strokes in many colors. It was donated to the Library in 1978 by a couple who visited and appreciated…
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