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Lot 28: 2 WALLACE NUTTING WE ARE YOUNG & WOODED VISTA
October 23, 2016
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Two Hand Colored Photograhic Prints by Wallace Nutting (1861-1941). One unsigned and untitled frim Frizell's Art Rooms in frame 10.50x6.50" and larger signed and titled We are Young in frame measuring 16x10.50". Weight on both 2 pds 9 oz. Wallace Nutting was a U.S. minister, photographer, artist, and antiquarian, who is most famous for his landscape photos of New England. He also was an accomplished author, lecturer, furniture maker, antiques expert and collector. His atmospheric photographs helped spur the Colonial Revival style. Wallace Nutting graduated from high school in Augusta, Maine. He studied at Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard University, Hartford Theological Seminary and Union Theological Seminary. He graduated from Harvard with the class of 1887. Nutting earned a Doctor of Divinity degree from Whitman College in 1893.He received an honorary doctor of Humanities from Washington and Jefferson College in 1938. Nutting authored several books about the scenic beauties of New England, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. In the peak of his business he employed about two-hundred colorists.
Condition Report: good