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Arthur B. Wilder papers, [ca. 1866]-1944

Wilder, Arthur B., 1857-1947

Landscape painter


Collection Information

Size: 1.5 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical sketches; membership cards; correspondence, chiefly with family members; an account book; lists of work; writings; art work, including sketches, watercolors, etchings, lithographs, charcoal sketches and 10 sketchbooks, and oils on canvas; photographs of Wilder, Henry C. White and others, and of Wilder's and White's work and studios; exhibition catalogs, and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Landscape painter; Woodstock, Vt. Studied at the Art Students League and the Art Guild in Brooklyn, N.Y., where Thomas Eakins was his instructor.


Donated 1993 by Lyle C. Pearsons, Wilder's grandson. Additional papers are expected.

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How to Cite This Collection

Arthur B. Wilder papers, [ca. 1866]-1944. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.