Griffin, Walter, 1861-1935

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Painter, dentist; Born Portland, Maine. Lived in New York and from 1887-1915 he lived chiefly near Nice, France.

From the description of Walter Griffin papers, 1865-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122599689

Painter, dentist;

Born Portland, Maine. Lived in New York and Nice, France from 1887-1915.

From the description of Walter Griffin letter to Alfred Hepworth, 1928 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118657

American artist, son of Portland, Me., sculptor Edward Griffin.

He studied at the Boston Museum of Art, the Art Student's League of New York, and in Paris under R. Collins and Jean Paul Laurens. Most of his adult life was spent in France painting landscapes and portraits, although he did maintain a summer house in Stroudwater, Me., for many years. He was a member of the National Academy of Design.

From the description of Papers, [ca. 1860-1954]. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70976168

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Art Student's League (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Bartlett, Paul Wayland, 1865-1925 person
associatedWith Collins, Raphael. person
associatedWith Connecticut Historical Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948 person
correspondedWith Flanagan, John F., 1865-1952 person
associatedWith Griffin, Edward Souter, 1834-1928. person
associatedWith Griffin family. family
correspondedWith Griswold, Florence, 1850-1937. person
associatedWith Hepworth, Alfred. person
associatedWith Jetté, Ellerton Marcel. person
associatedWith Laurens, Jean-Paul, 1838-1921. person
associatedWith Lovejoy, Rupert Scott, 1885-1975. person
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. corporateBody
associatedWith National Academy of Design (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Proctor, Eleanor M. person
correspondedWith Rehn, Frank Knox Morton, 1848-1914 person
associatedWith Shettleworth, Earle G. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Portland (Me.)
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
Stroudwater (Me.)
Portrait painting--20th century
Painting, Modern--20th century
Wood sculpture
Painting, Victorian
Portrait painters--Maine--Portland
Landscape painters--Maine--Portland


Birth 1861

Death 1935-05-18




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