A collection of manuscripts,
correspondence, ephemera related to the life and work of Western American artist Fernand
Fernand Lungren (1857-1932) was a Western American artist who originally came from
Maryland. He enrolled in the Pennsylvania Academy in Philadelphia in 1876, and his first
illustrations were published in Scribner's Magazine in 1879. Many of his works appeared in
the pages of prominent magazines over the years, including Century, St. Nicholas, Harper's,
and McClure's; other pieces were exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide. Lungren
visited the Western United States for the first time in 1891, and moved to Los Angeles in
1903. In 1906, at the prompting of Stewart Edward White, Lungren moved to Santa Barbara and
in 1920 he became the president of the Santa Barbara School of the Arts.
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