Artist Elden Rowland painting at his studio in Sarasota, Florida.

Artist Elden Rowland painting at his studio in Sarasota, Florida.


Image Number

  • JJS0430

Year

  • 1972

Date Note

  • Photographed on December 12, 1972.

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    Biography Note

  • Elden Heart Rowland was born May 31, 1915 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He married Katherine Lucile Lollar in Lebanon, Ohio on May 13, 1939. He and Katherine later built a house on Siesta Key in 1948 that became their permanent home. Elden painted and taught his whole life, giving workshops in many states, and exhibiting widely. He won many prizes, especially in the abstract expressionist manner during the 1960s. His work was exhibited in a traveling show of Eight Florida Artists throughout Italy. He was active in many art associations, such as the Florida Artist Group, the Sarasota Art Association, and the Art League of Manatee County and was president of the Friends of the Arts and Sciences. Elden Rowland died on February 22, 1982 in Sarasota, Florida.

  • Biography Note

  • Joseph Janney Steinmetz was a world-renowned commercial photographer whose images appeared in such publications as the Saturday Evening Post, Life, Look, Time, Holiday, Collier's, and Town & Country. His work has been referred to as "an American social history," which documented diverse scenes of American life from affluent northeasterners to middle-class Floridians. Steinmetz moved from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Sarasota, Florida in 1941.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 60 mm.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, B.

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Artist Elden Rowland painting at his studio in Sarasota, Florida.
Artist Elden Rowland painting at his studio in Sarasota, Florida.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Artist Elden Rowland painting at his studio in Sarasota, Florida. 1972. Black & white photonegative, 60 mm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245433>, accessed 20 October 2018.

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Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Artist Elden Rowland painting at his studio in Sarasota, Florida. 1972. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 20 Oct. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245433>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)