Death of Marshall Bouldin III

November 12, 2012
Clarksdale, Mississippi

Portrait artist dead at age 89
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CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) — Portrait artist Marshall Bouldin III, whose paintings have been displayed in the White House and in more than 400 public and private collections throughout the country, has died. He was 89.

Officials with Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, Miss., say Bouldin died Monday at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Bouldin was once cited by The New York Times as "the South's foremost portrait painter."

He worked on his...

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