E. Irving Couse
Eanger Irving Couse (September 3, 1866 – April 26, 1936) was an American player and a founding member and first president of the Taos Society of Artists. Born and reared in Saginaw, Michigan, he went to New York City and Paris to assay art. While spending summers in Taos, he began to make the paintings of Native Americans, New Mexico, and the American Southwest for which he is best known. He well ahead settled full time in Taos.
His home and studio in Taos have been preserved as the Eanger Irving Couse House and Studio—Joseph Henry Smart Studios. The highbrow is listed upon the National Register of Historic Places and the New Mexico Register of Cultural Properties. His put on an act was also share of the art competitions at the 1928 Summer Olympics and the 1932 Summer Olympics.