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Edward Renouf was a prolific artist who worked in a variety of mediums, and is known for his paintings, drawings and sculpture. He was born in China of an American Father and German mother. He graduated from Andover Academy in 1924 and received a BA from Harvard 1928. After three years at Columbia University he spent time in Europe where he studied drawing. He spent fifteen years in Mexico finally settling in Connecticut in 1958 when he began exhibiting. His work has been shown across the US, with several solo exhibitions at the Allan Stone Gallery. Renouf's work is held in numerous public collections including the Boise Art Museum, ID; the Huntington Museum of Art, WV; Las Vegas Art Museum, NV; Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Phoenix Art Museum, AZ; Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS and Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. His work was exhibited in several of these institutions in 2011 as part of The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States.