Marshall Bouldin III

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Birthday
6, 1923
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Nov 12, 2012 (89)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1923
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Nov 12, 2012 (89)

About

Twentieth-century painter best known for his portraits of such American political figures as U.S. Senator John C. Stennis and Mississippi Governor William Winter.

Before Fame

He attempted to be a farmer but ultimately converted his henhouse into an art studio and pursued a full-time career as a portrait artist.

Trivia

He was commissioned by supporters of Richard Nixon's presidential campaign to paint a portrait of Nixon's daughters.

Family Life

He was born in Dundee, Mississippi, and worked on his parents' Clarksdale cotton farm in his youth.

Associated With

He painted several portraits of non-politicians. Among these was an image of the renowned Southern author William Faulkner.

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