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Lorus Bishop Sr Pratt

 (1855 - 1923)
Lorus Bishop Sr Pratt was active/lived in Utah.  Lorus Pratt is known for rural genre, landscape, portrait and mural painting.

Biography   Lorus Bishop Sr Pratt


Lorus M. Pratt, son of Orson Pratt, studied art at the University of Deseret with Dan Weggeland and George M. Ottinger.  After being encouraged by these two professors, Pratt traveled to New York and Philadelphia for further study. While in Philadelphia, Pratt visited an exposition of American and European Art. It was this experience that ignited Pratt's desire to travel to Europe and study.

Pratt's first visit to Europe came in 1879 when he was called to serve an LDS mission to England with his father Orson Pratt.  In 1885, he traveled to Paris with his wife and four children. In 1890, church leaders felt a need for "modern French murals" in the temples.  As a result, Pratt, along with John Hafen, J.B. Fairb   ...  Displaying 750 of 1519 characters.

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