A. H. O. Rolle

Name
A. H. O. Rolle
Also Known as
August Rolle
August H. O. Rolle
August Herman Olson Rolle
Born
Sibley County, Minnesota 1875
Died
Washington, District of Columbia 1941
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Artist Biography

Born March 3, 1875, in Sibley County, Minn. Attended Red Wing Seminary. Taught for a time, then entered the lumber business. Served in the military during the Spanish-American War. Lived in Washington, D.C., 1900–41. Was a forestry expert with the Bureau of the Census, 1900–41. Studied with Edmund Clarence Messer, Richard Norris Brooke, and James Henry Moser at the Corcoran School of Art, 1905–15. Was a founder-member of the Landscape Club of Washington, D.C., 1913. Died October 9, 1941, in Washington, D.C.

Andrew J. Cosentino and Henry H. Glassie The Capital Image: Painters in Washington, 1800–1915 (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press for the National Museum of American Art, 1983)

Works by This Artist

ca. 1924
color etching and drypoint on paper
ca. 1922-1924
color etching and drypoint on paper
ca. 1900-1941
watercolor on paper