On this day, October 22, 1925, illustrator Rufus Fairchild Zogbaum died in New Rochelle, New York. After studying at the Art Students League in New York and abroad, Zogbaum was hired by Harper’s Weekly as one of its few staff artists. Zogbaum specialized in illustrations of western and military themes, setting the standard that later illustrators, Remington and Russell, would follow.
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