Robert Crannell Minor papers, 1896-1904

Minor, Robert Crannell, b. 1839 d. 1904
Painter, Landscape painter
Active in New York, N.Y.; Watertown, Conn.

Collection size: 53 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Letter, 1879, from Minor in which he gives a brief sketch of his career as an artist; 2 pencil sketches of trees; 2 scrapbooks containing clippings, exhibition catalogs, photographs of paintings, a biographical sketch, and letters received, 4 photographs of Minor and 31 of his paintings; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Landscape painter, etcher and painter; Watertown, Connecticut. Born in New York City. Studied under A. C. Howland for two years, under Diaz at Barbizon, Van Luppen in Antwep, Boulanger in Paris. Won a prize in the 1900 Paris exposition. Member of the American Barbizon School.

Lent by Minor's grandaughter, Isabel T. Davis, and great-grandaughter, Gladys T. Pritchard, 1983.

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