(1854-1930) Listed as a painter, etcher, writer, lawyer and real estate broker, Wallace Leroy De Wolf was born in Chicago, where he attended the Union Collage of Law. Acknowledged as a self-taught painter of Western subjects, De Wolf was a member of arts organizations in Chicago and in California. De Wolf's work was exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and his work is included in their permanent collection as well as the Union League Club in Chicago. De Wolf practiced as a lawyer beginning in 1876. Beginning in 1894 he operated a real estate firm. His fine collection of etchings by Anders Zorn were donated to the Art Institute of Chicago. The above information was extracted from Who Was Who In American Art 1564-1975 400 Years of Artists in America and from Peggy and Harold Samuels' volume The Illustrated Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists of the American West.