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Van Wolf, left, shows models to mayor
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Woods, Jon
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Henry Van Wolf, born in Bavaria in 1898, was a prominent sculptor in the San Fernando Valley. Moving to the San Fernando Valley in 1944, Van Wolf sculpted many statues and busts on display throughout the Los Angeles and elsewhere in the United States. He founded the Valley Artists Guild, also known as VAG in 1948. Van Wolf died in 1982.
Photograph caption dated May 20, 1961 reads "Poulson said he backs Cahuenga Pass project." The article partially reads "Mayor Poulson came to visit Van Nuys sculptor Henry Van Wolf Friday and to view models of two statues Van Wolf hopes to make and place in the Cahuenga Pass area." Henry Van Wolf, maintained a studio in his home at 14101 Chandler Boulevard in Van Nuys.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Van Wolf, Henry--1898-1982
Poulson, Norris,--1895-1982
Sculptors--California--Los Angeles
Artists--California--Los Angeles
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Sculpture--California--Los Angeles
Statues--California--Los Angeles
Artists' studios--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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