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Sandown-Park-by-Pratt.jpg
Watercolor of 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.

Harms-House-by-Paprocki-1.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Oil painting depicts the house owned by Henry Harms, the founder of Skokie in 1854. The 1869 farmhouse, built of hand-made bricks, and formerly located near the…

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 the 1978 by a couple who visited and…

Still-Life-by-Mitruk.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Oil painting in blues and yellows of a still life with bottles and fruit. Signed on top left. On plaque: "Stanley Mitruk/Still Life, Fiasco, Bottles/Gift of Edward…

Yellow-Dome-by-Mintz.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Abstract painting in green, magenta, gray, and ocher. Signed bottom right, "H. Mintz". On plaque: "Harry Mintz/Yellow Dome/Gift of Harry and Diana Hunter". Harry…

I-Touched-by-Milam.jpg
This painting is currently in storage. Surreal painting of a series of wood doors in an open, barren landscape with cracked and dry ground and a green sky with a moon. There is a figure on the right side in the distant background.

Abstract-by-Kwok-Wai-Lau.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Abstract oil painting with cubes, squares, and geometric shapes at center of image in colors of red, blue, black, and ocher. Different shades of yellow as background.…

Silence-Winter-Hwang-2.jpg
Landscape painting of brown and beige mountains with snowy drifts and watery blue sky. Artist's chop marks top right and bottom left. On plaque: “Lydia Hwang/SILENCE (WINTER SCENERY)/Gift of/Friends of Mary Radmacher”. Lydia Hwang (Pei-Quincita)…

Jungle-Library-by-Hall.jpg
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…

Conspirators-by-Goldfus.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Oil painting of two abstract standing figures in orange on black background. On plaque: “Helen Goldfus/THE CONSPIRATORS/Gift of Harry and Diana Hunter”. Helen…
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