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The Portrait of Mary Dohn

By Nan Greenough Portrait of a Young Woman in a Silk Robe. Pauline Dohn Rudolph (1865-1934) Oil on canvas. 1989.2118 One of the most beautiful pieces in the Winnetka Historical Society’s art collection is an exquisite large oil portrait of a young woman in a Chinese robe.  This summer the painting was the object of […]

Pauline Dohn Rudolph

Pauline Dohn Rudolph: Winnetkan and National Artist

Gazette Article by: Maura Rogan Appeared in the Gazette: Fall/Winter 2005 The arts were in her blood. Pauline Amalie Dohn was born in Chicago in 1865 to Adolf W. and Pauline Dohn. Adolf, who immigrated to Chicago from Germany in 1853, was the first conductor of the Apollo Musical Club in Chicago and an organist […]