(1857 - 1945)
Arthur B. Wilder was active/lived in Vermont. Arthur Wilder is known for landscape, snowscene.
portrait of Arthur B. Wilder by Victor D Hecht
Biography Arthur Wilder
Arthur was born April 23, 1857 in Poutney, Vermont. His father had just retired as the Superintendent of the Rutland & Washington Railroad, and they shortly moved to West Rupert, VT where he had bought timber lots to furnish the R&W RR with wood for fuel and ties.
At age five Arthur began drawing everything around the house and when a New York artist, Frederick Hitch, came to town to paint cattle and sheep young Arthur followed him around. He told the boy to go to an art school if he wanted to learn the craft. Later Arthur went first to Saratoga Springs and took watercolor classes with a Miss Watson and later with Mr. Ehninger a printmaker.
A year later, he saved up enough to go to New York City and enrolled in the Art Student
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