#939:  Twentieth Century Folk Art Environments - Old Trapper's Lodge

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Los Angeles Pierce College, Cleveland Park, 6201 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills





State Plaque



From the Guidebook:

Old Trapper's Lodge is one of California's remarkable Twentieth Century Folk Art Environments. It represents the life work of John Ehn (1897-1981), a self-taught artist who wished to pass on a sense of the Old West, derived from personal experiences, myths, and tall tales. From 1951 to 1981, using his family as models, and incorporating memorabilia, the 'Old Trapper' followed his dreams and visions to create the Lodge and its 'Boot Hill.'

©2009 David Schmitt