Peter Gui Clausen
(1830 - 1924)
Peter Gui Clausen was active/lived in Minnesota. Peter Clausen is known for landscape and portrait painting, panoramas, theatre scenery and curtains.
Biography Peter Gui Clausen
Following are comments by Jane Marcinko.
Peter Gui Clausen married my great grandmother’s twin sister, Julia Chilson (Kjelson, Norwegian spelling)
Peter and Julia visited my grandmother and she had wonderful visits with them. Through my ancestors I began a great interest in Peter’s art, paintings, travels, his paintings of scenery and drop curtains and other works in the theater, his ties to President Theodore Roosevelt, his love of the West and traveling by coach train through the West to encourage that the beautiful scenery be preserved as a National Heritage Site.
His huge panorama of the West from Wyoming to Washington helped President Theodore Roosevelt to establish the First National Park of the Uni
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