Earle Thomas Raine

1911 (Penns Grove, NJ) - 2005 (Wisconsin)

Earle Thomas Raine is an important early Wisconsin Artist who garnered numerous awards during a prolific career beginning in the 1930s and spanning more than five decades.

Earle Raine attended the Layton School of Art in Milwaukee and took up residence in the Mequon/Thiensville, Wisconsin area. In the 1930’s, Raine made a living as an artist, producing artwork for Collier’s Magazine covers and cartoons.  He was an accomplished artist with the WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project, spanning the 1930s-1950s. As a painter of the “American Scene”, he turned out landscapes, portraits, and urban-scapes of everyday life in Wisconsin. 

Raine served as a medic in World War II, and continued to paint during his service in France and elsewhere. Upon returning home, he attended Marquette University, took a job as a surveyor and started a family.

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Earle Thomas Raine
September Bike Ride by Earle Thomas Raine
September Bike Ride
18.5 x 23.5 in.
 
Shelbyville, Mail Delivery by Earle Thomas Raine
Shelbyville, Mail Delivery
15 x 36 in.
$6000.00