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Copyright New York State Historical Association and/or The Farmers' Museum, Inc.
Object ID F0077.1998
Title Harvesting Hops near Cooperstown, New York
Artist Waller, Frank
Object Name Painting
Early Date 1884
Exhibit label line3 A nineteenth century American painter, educator and etcher, Frank Waller (1842-1923) began his career as a businessman. In 1870, however, he traveled to Rome to study art under John G. Chapman. For the next several years Waller traveled extensively in both Europe and Egypt. Upon his return to the United States he became a founding member of New York's influential Art Students' League (1875) and served as its first president. As well, Frank Waller served as honorary secretary of the Egypt Exploration Fund Society. He was also a noted architect and a Fellow of both the Academy of Design and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Description Harvesting Hops near Cooperstown, New York Marks: Signed and dated lower left: "Frank Waller 84"
Classification Academic Art--Painting/Drawing--Scene--Genre
Dimensions H-30 W-20 inches
Material Oil on canvas

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