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Robert Crannell Minor papers, 1896-1904

Robert Crannell Minor papers, 1896-1904

Minor, Robert Crannell, 1839-1904

Painter, Landscape painter

Collection Information

Size: 53 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

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.

Provenance

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

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender after microfilming.

Microfilm roll 2769 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.