Howard Cook

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Detail of The Importance of San Antonio in Texas History by Howard Cook

Howard Cook (1901–1980) was an American artist, particularly known for his wood engravings.[1] Becker spent much of the 1920s in Europe and returned to live in Taos, New Mexico.[1] Cook was responsible for the The Importance of San Antonio in Texas History mural in San Antonio, a huge work for which he was paid $12,000 in 1937.[2]

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References

  1. ^ a b Becker, p.56.
  2. ^ Harwood, p.37.

Bibliography

  • Becker, David P. (2006) The Imprint of Place: Maine Printmaking 1800-2005. Down East Books.
  • Harwood, Buie. (1993) Decorating Texas: Decorative Painting in the Lone Star State from the 1850s to the 1950s. TCU Press.