University Museums

Title: Phineas S. Shearer, B.S. 1912; M.S. 1928; joined faculty in 1913; head, Department of Animal Husbandry, 1935-1954
Name: Portrait
Date: 1954
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 30 x 24 in. (76.2 x 61 cm)
Signed: Oskar Gross
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: Comissioned by the Department of Animal Science. In the Art on Campus Collection, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Location: Iowa State University, Kildee Hall
Object Number: U2000.101
More Information
Shearer graduated ISC in 1912. He was Head of Animal Husbandry Department from 1935 to 1954. In 1928 he received Master's degree from Iowa State. He joined ISC faculty in 1913. Born May 24,1889 died Oct 20,1978 in Ames, Iowa. Another of his portraits, a painting by Oskar Gross, is in the Chicago Sirloin and Saddle Club. The 1951 Little International Livestock show was dedicated to P.S. Shearer.