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Drawings, Sketches, and Decorative Arts of John Muir


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Note: All artwork from 1923 forward is subject to copyright of the artists. Contact the artists for permission to reproduce.


[sketch portrait from John Muir Center]

Sketch Portrait of John Muir from the John Muir Center for Regional Studies

The artist is unknown.
From the John Muir Center for Regional Studies Newsletter.
(file size = 50 kilobytes)


[woodcut] Woodcut Portrait by Michael McCurdy

Provided to the John Muir Exhibit by the artist. Michael McCurdy, 66 Lake Buel Road, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230-1450. (file size = 22 kilobytes.)


[woodcut]

public domain image
(file size = 9 kilobytes)


[sketch] Sketch by Joyce M. Eden

Taken from a photograph. Ms. Eden is member of the Sierra Club Yosemite Committee. Public domain image courtesy of the artist. (file size = 4 kilobytes)


[self portrait] Self portrait

(file size = 10 kilobytes)


[portrait]

John Muir, Sage of the Sierras
Illustration supplied by the California Department of Energy
(file size = 20 kilobytes)



Muir Power to You 

Graphic Image

John Muir - from "Muir Power to You" bumpersticker


John Muir by Stephen Lyman

Sketch Portrait of John Muir by Stephen Lyman (from Firelight chapbook, 1992)


Engraving of John Muir by M. Hader

Engraving of John Muir by M. Haider, from a photograph by T. Wilkins (1893)
Source: The Century; a popular quarterly. / Volume 46, Issue 1, Page 120.
Publisher: The Century Company
"John Muir" by John Swett
Publication Date: May, 1893

Street Banner in Dunbar, Scotland John Muir Banner - Dunbar, Scotland This is one of many colorful banners lining High Street in Dunbar. This one is located near John Muir's birthplace at 128 High St., Dunbar, Scotland. Photo by Harold Wood, (1999).
File size - 36 K


Color Sketch of John Muir at Glacier Point. Painting of John Muir at Glacier Point,  Yosemite

Artist unknown. From the collection of Harold W. Wood, Jr.



John Muir Coffee Mug John Muir Cup from Kings Canyon National Park

Artist unknown. From the collection of Harold W. Wood, Jr.



John Muir with Walking Stick John Muir with Walking Stick

Sketch version of Muir, taken from a photograph taken by Professor Francis M. Fritz in 1907. From the John Muir National Historic Site.



Muir, Earth, and Turtles All the Way Down Muir, Earth, and Turtles All the Way Down - from LeConte Memorial Lodge, Yosemite, California

Artist: George Pettit, 2004. On display at the LeConte Memorial Lodge, Yosemite, California.


 

 

Berkeley Farms says, "Thank You John Muir" Muir, Earth, and Turtles All the Way Down - from LeConte Memorial Lodge, Yosemite, California

Milk Carton with graphic of Muir and Yosemite scene. Sketch of Muir includes quote:

"Keep close to Nature's heart... and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean." - John Muir.

Accompanying text reads:

Become a Friend of our Northern California National Parks
Berkeley Farms shares naturalist John Muir's historic concern for the land and for sustainable farming practices. John Muir was a farmer too! Visit his home and ranch, a National Historic Site, in Martinez, California. To learn more: www.nationalparks.org.


John Muir Ornament on White House Christmas Tree, 2007 Muir, Earth, and Turtles All the Way Down - from LeConte Memorial Lodge, Yosemite, California

John Muir featured on Christmas Tree Ornament at the White House Christmas Tree, 2007. Designed and painted by Susan Barry.



Portrait of John Muir by Igor Lukyanov for Buffalo and Company

Portrait of John Muir by Igor Lukyanov for Buffalo and Company. (2010) The portrait is part of a new series of famous men t-shirts by Buffalo and Company and is copyrighted by Buffalo and Company. Lukyanov's website includes a larger image of this portrait, along with a YouTube video showing how the drawing was made.

















For identification of more portraits in art and sculpture (without images), see our listing of John Muir art and sculpture from the National Catalog of American Portraits page.



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