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A Finding Aid to the Rupert Scott Lovejoy papers, 1904-1979

Rupert Scott Lovejoy papers, 1904-1979

Lovejoy, Rupert Scott, 1885-1975

Painter, Photographer, Dentist

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear feet.

Summary: The papers of Portland, Maine, dentist and painter Rupert Scott Lovejoy, measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1904-1979. The collection includes biographical material, letters and sketches from painter Walter Griffin, research material on Griffin collected by Lovejoy, printed material including exhibition catalogs for Lovejoy's exhibitions, two portrait reliefs of Walter Griffin and Edward Souther Griffin, and photographs and nine glass plate negatives of Walter Griffin and his home in Stroudwater, Maine.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lovejoy was a dentist and painter, Portland, Maine. Did extensive research on painter, Walter Griffin. Griffin, born in Portland, Maine, attended the Art School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the National Design Academy under Montague Flagg, New York City. Worked in the style of American Impressionism.

Provenance

The collection was donated by Myrtle E. Lovejoy, Rupert Scott Lovejoy's wife, in September 1978, and June 1979. Myrtle

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