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Portable artist's easel with storage drawer. Used by President Eisenhower and transported on the Presidential plane, The Columbine.

Metal tube of cadmium yellow artist's oil paint made by Permanent Pigments, Cincinnati, OH. Used.

Metal tube of ultramarine blue deep artist's oil paint made by Permanent Pigments, Cincinnati, OH. Used.

Metal tube of cadmium red light artist's oil paint made by Permanent Pigments, Cincinnati, OH. Used.

This oil painting was completed by President Eisenhower in the fall of 1955 while he was recovering at Fitzsimmons Army Hospital from his first heart attack. St. Louis Creek was one of Eisenhower's favorite fishing spots in Colorado.

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  • Title: Painting Equipment and Painting
  • Contributor: Eisenhower National Historic Site, National Park Service
  • Original Source: http://www.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/eise/PopCulture/casualLiving/EISE5359_easel4.html
  • Source: Eisenhower National Historic Site
  • National Park Service Catalog Number: Easel: EISE 5359; Paint: EISE 6591, EISE 6592, EISE 6600; Oil Painting: EISE 9293
  • Measurements: Easel: H 127.0, L 98.0, W 71.5 cm; Paint: L 9.0, W 3.9, T 2.8 cm; Paint: L 9.3, W 4.0, T 2.9 cm; Paint: L 9.0, W 3.8, T 2.5 cm; Oil Painting: L 60.0, W 49.4 cm
  • Materials: Easel: Wood, brass; Paint: Paint, aluminum, plastic; Oil Painting
  • Date : Easel: c 1950-1961; Paint: c 1950-1960s; Oil Painting: 1955

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