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Painter, Cartoonist, b. 1867 - d. 1960

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    • William T. Turman (1867-1960)
      Jun. 18, 2023

      William T. Turman (1867-1960)

      Est: $400 - $800

      Fall Landscape with Cornshocks 16" x 20", Oil on Board, Signed Lower Left

      Jacksons Auction & Real Estate Company
    • William Turman (1867-1960)
      Apr. 16, 2023

      William Turman (1867-1960)

      Est: $1,250 - $2,500

      October in Vigo County 24" x 36" oil on canvas, signed lower right, dated 1934. Recently cleaned; recent frame.

      Jacksons Auction & Real Estate Company
    • William T. Turman
      Nov. 20, 2022

      William T. Turman

      Est: $500 - $1,000

      Western Indiana Landscape 24" x 36", Oil on Canvas, Signed Lower Left & Dated

      Jacksons Auction & Real Estate Company
    • William Thomas (W.T.) Turman (1867-1960)
      Apr. 03, 2022

      William Thomas (W.T.) Turman (1867-1960)

      Est: $2,500 - $5,000

      "October's Beeches" 32" x 42" oil on board, signed lower right, dated 1914. Appeared in the John Herron 1915 Annual Exhibition. Recently conserved; original frame. The following biography is from the fineestateart.com website: William T. Turman was faculty and later Director of the Art Department at Indiana State Teachers College (now Indiana State University) in Terre Haute from 1894-1934. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Union Christian College in Merom, Indiana, then pursued an artistic career. Though a well known landscape, portrait and still-life painter, William T. Turman was also recognized for his role as an educator. Turman began his formal training in art at the Chicago Academy of the Fine Arts and the Art Institute of Chicago under Alden Finney Brooks and Antonin Sterba. He was also a student of Daniel Garber at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, and studied with Francis Smith and Alexander Theobald Van Laer in New York City. Turman served as the board president for the new Swope Art Museum (then Gallery), Terre Haute, from 1941 until his move in 1957 to Taft, California. Many of his paintings remain in the museum to this day. Best known for his impressionistic landscapes of Brown County, Indiana, Turman also rendered scenes of the natural beauty of Colorado and California. Works by the artist were exhibited widely in his lifetime at such prestigious institutions as the Hoosier Salon, the Indiana Art Club, the John Herron Art Institute, and the Swope Art Museum. In 1932, “High Lights and Shadows”, a painting in the Swope Collection, won the Edward Rector Memorial Award at the Hoosier Salon. Turman was member of many art organizations, including the Terre Haute Art Association, the Hoosier Salon, the Indiana Artists Club, the Pen and Brush Club, the American Federation of Artists, the Western Arts Association, the Brown County Gallery Association, and the Hoosier Salon Patrons Association in Chicago. Though many of Turman’s works are in private collections, there are numerous pieces in public buildings. These include schools in Columbia City, Jasonville, Terre Haute, and the Turman Township High School in Graysville, libraries in Thorntown and Merom, and . and aforementioned Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute. To see this biography on our site, visit: https://fineestateart.com/artists/william_thomas_turman

      Jacksons Auction & Real Estate Company
    • William Thomas (W.T.) Turman (1867-1960)
      Apr. 03, 2022

      William Thomas (W.T.) Turman (1867-1960)

      Est: $2,500 - $5,000

      "From Marcy Hill" 48" x 60" oil on board, signed lower right, dated 1956. Recently cleaned; original frame. The following biography is from the fineestateart.com website: William T. Turman was faculty and later Director of the Art Department at Indiana State Teachers College (now Indiana State University) in Terre Haute from 1894-1934. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Union Christian College in Merom, Indiana, then pursued an artistic career. Though a well known landscape, portrait and still-life painter, William T. Turman was also recognized for his role as an educator. Turman began his formal training in art at the Chicago Academy of the Fine Arts and the Art Institute of Chicago under Alden Finney Brooks and Antonin Sterba. He was also a student of Daniel Garber at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, and studied with Francis Smith and Alexander Theobald Van Laer in New York City. Turman served as the board president for the new Swope Art Museum (then Gallery), Terre Haute, from 1941 until his move in 1957 to Taft, California. Many of his paintings remain in the museum to this day. Best known for his impressionistic landscapes of Brown County, Indiana, Turman also rendered scenes of the natural beauty of Colorado and California. Works by the artist were exhibited widely in his lifetime at such prestigious institutions as the Hoosier Salon, the Indiana Art Club, the John Herron Art Institute, and the Swope Art Museum. In 1932, “High Lights and Shadows”, a painting in the Swope Collection, won the Edward Rector Memorial Award at the Hoosier Salon. Turman was member of many art organizations, including the Terre Haute Art Association, the Hoosier Salon, the Indiana Artists Club, the Pen and Brush Club, the American Federation of Artists, the Western Arts Association, the Brown County Gallery Association, and the Hoosier Salon Patrons Association in Chicago. Though many of Turman’s works are in private collections, there are numerous pieces in public buildings. These include schools in Columbia City, Jasonville, Terre Haute, and the Turman Township High School in Graysville, libraries in Thorntown and Merom, and . and aforementioned Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute. To see this biography on our site, visit: https://fineestateart.com/artists/william_thomas_turman

      Jacksons Auction & Real Estate Company
    • William Turman (1867-1960)
      Oct. 10, 2021

      William Turman (1867-1960)

      Est: $1,250 - $2,500

      Not Vivid Enough (Demming Park, Terre Haute) 24" x 30" oil on board, signed lower right, dated 1939. Recently conserved; recent frame.

      Jacksons Auction & Real Estate Company
    • William T. Turman
      Jan. 24, 2021

      William T. Turman

      Est: $500 - $1,000

      Vivid Autumn Landscape 24" x 30", Oil on Board, Signed Lower Right, dated 1939

      Jacksons Auction & Real Estate Company
    • William T. Turman, Taos Pueblo (Pair)
      Nov. 09, 2019

      William T. Turman, Taos Pueblo (Pair)

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      WILLIAM TURMAN (1867 - 1960) Taos Pueblo (Pair) , 1936 oil on canvas signed and dated lower right (each): TURMAN / 1936 titled lower center: TAOS N.M. titled lower center: TAOS PUEBLO N.M. Dimensions: 6 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches (actual) (each) Framed Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 13 7/8 inches (each) Provenance: Private Collection, New Mexico

      Santa Fe Art Auction
    • William T. Turman (American, b. 1867), "When Mayapples Come", c. 1920; oil/canvas, signed and
      Jun. 01, 2002

      William T. Turman (American, b. 1867), "When Mayapples Come", c. 1920; oil/canvas, signed and

      Est: $800 - $1,200

      titled. Terre Haute, Indiana painter. Turman studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. He exhibited at the Hoosier Salon, Swope Art Gallery, Indiana Art Club, and the Indiana State Fair. Turman was head of the art department at Indiana State Teacher’s College.

      Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
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