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Louis Orr

 (1879 - 1961)
Louis Orr was active/lived in Connecticut / France.  Louis Orr is known for printmaking, architecture, marine.

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Louis Orr


Following is an article from an anonymous source who has an etching by Louis Orr, likely Notre Dame Cathedral, that was in the family from N. Ross Parke, a well known artist in the Hartford, Connecticut area: Submitted 6/2002.

Article in "The Hartford Times" Sat, March 5, 1966; page 7.(Hartford CT)
Titled: Friends Honor Memory of Orr, Recall Etcher's Hartford Youth
Author: Florence Berkman).

"Don't spoil a good printer and make a poor printer. This was the advice given by a father (an art collector) to his daughter who had asked him to give a young artist she had just discovered a grant for study. 'But he has extraordinary talent.' She told her father. The young man was an apprentice printer at Plimptons.

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About  Louis Orr

Born:  1879 - Hartford, Conneticut
Died:   1961 - Paris, France
Known for:  printmaking, architecture, marine