William Muir

1902 - 1964

Deer Isle, Maine

Boats, Key West

Graphite on paper. 9" x 11 1/2"

Estate stamp on back


William Muir was born in North Dakota, studied with Charles S. Wells at the Minneapolis School of Art and with Lentelli at The Arts Students League in NYC. He met Emily in a sculpture class at The ASL. He is best known for his powerful yet graceful biomorphic forms, often based on botanical parts, carved from wood. He work is in the collections of Bowdoin College Art Museum, The University at Fredonia, NY, The University of Maine and The Farnsworth Art Museum.