White, Nelson C.

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Painter, art historian, and collector; Hartford, Connecticut.

White was a pupil of his father, Henry C. White, and later studied at the National Academy of Design. He was a trustee of the Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, Connecticut, and the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut. Henry Cooke Nelson was born in Hartford, Connecticut. He had private art lessons with Dwight Tryon in 1875. From 1884-1886, he also studied at the Art Students League with Kenyon Cox and George DeForest Brush. He taught drawing at the Hartford Public School from 1889-1897 and co-founded the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts in 1910.

From the description of Nelson and Henry C. White research material, 1898-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81380132

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creatorOf White, Nelson C. Nelson and Henry C. White research material, 1898-1978. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938. person
associatedWith Bell, Edward August, 1862-1953. person
associatedWith Benson, Frank Weston, 1862-1951. person
associatedWith Brush, George de Forest, 1855-1941. person
associatedWith Churchill, Alfred Vance, 1864-1949. person
associatedWith Currier, J. Frank (Joseph Frank), 1843-1909. person
associatedWith Dewing, M. O. (Maria Oakey), 1855-1927. person
associatedWith Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, 1851-1938. person
associatedWith Eakins, Susan Macdowell. person
associatedWith Eyre, Wilson, 1858-1944. person
associatedWith Foote, Will Howe, 1874-1965. person
associatedWith Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919. person
associatedWith Gammell, R. H. Ives (Robert Hale Ives), 1893-1981. person
associatedWith Hoffman, Harry L., 1874-1966. person
associatedWith Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988. person
associatedWith Prellwitz, Henry, 1865-1940. person
associatedWith Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907. person
associatedWith Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925. person
associatedWith Schenck, Franklin L., d. 1926. person
associatedWith Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921. person
associatedWith Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925. person
associatedWith Wengenroth, Stow, 1906- person
associatedWith Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903. person
associatedWith White, Henry Cooke, 1861-1952. person
associatedWith Wiles, Irving Ramsay, 1861-1948. person
associatedWith Williams, George Alfred, 1875- person
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Active 1898

Active 1978

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