Rungius, Carl 1869-1959

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August 18, 1869 - October 21, 1959

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Carl Rungius was a wildlife painter. He devoted ten years to painting landscapes of the Rocky Mountain scene. Rungius's most notable contribution to the dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History is the background painting for the monumental fighting bull moose diorama in the Hall of North American Mammals. The museum has two paintings done by Rungius called Bull Moose and The Home of the Elk (Mountain Monarchs). Art Survey No. 601, Art Survey No. 869


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