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 Louis L. Betts  (1873 - 1961)

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Lived/Active: New York/Illinois/Arkansas      Known for: portrait, still life, and genre-views painting

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Louis Betts
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1873 (Little Rock, Arkansas)
- 1961 (Bronxville, New York)
New York/Illinois/Arkansas portrait, still life, and genre-views painting
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Plein Aire Painting

  
Media
* Gouache
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint

  
Styles
* Impressionism Before 1940

  
Subjects
* Animals, Mammals
* Celebrities, Prominent Persons, History Figures, Dignitaries
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
* Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
* Gardens, Garden Scenes
* Genre, Human Activity
* Nude Figure
* Portraits
* Still Life

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* California Before 1940
* Old Lyme, Connecticut

  
Art Association
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member
* National Arts Club, New York
* Salmagundi Club, New York City

  
Teacher
* Edwin Daniel Betts, Sr.
* William Merritt Chase

  
Schools
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Student

  
Awards/Recognition
* Adolph and Clara Obrig Prize, National Academy of Design
* Benjamin Altman Prize, National Academy of Design
* Cresson Traveling Scholarship
* Norman Wait Harris Silver Medal, Chicago Art Institute

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 19th Century, After Civil War
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Chicago Union League Club
* Hainsworth Collection
* Santa Fe Railway
* US Capitol Building, Washington DC

  
Added Description
* Genre Specialty
* Portrait Specialty

  
Artist Colony
* Old Lyme Artist Colony

  
Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* AskART Panama Pacific Expo
* Louisiana Purchase Expo, St. Louis World's Fair 1904
* Panama Pacific Exhibition of 1915

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* Allied Artists of America
* National Academy of Design-
* National Institute of Arts and Letters

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Carnegie Institute, International
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

  
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