Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Harry Leonard Lopp  (1888 - 1974)

About: Harry Leonard Lopp
 

Summary

Examples of his work

 
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums

 
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007  
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*

 
 
Buy and Sell: Harry Leonard Lopp
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
 

Wanted ads

Auctions upcoming for him*  
 

Dealers

Auction sales graphs*

 
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: Montana/South Dakota / Canada      Known for: landscape often with animals, architectural design

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Harry Leonard Lopp:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Harry Lopp)

yes

Biographical information (Harry Lopp)

yes

Book references (Harry Lopp)

5

Museum references (Harry Lopp)

1

Artwork Wanted (Harry Lopp)

1

Dealers (Harry Lopp)

1

Auction records - upcoming / past (Harry Lopp)

36

Auction high record price (Harry Lopp)

36

Signature Examples* (Harry Lopp)

2

Analysis of auction sales (Harry Lopp)

yes

Discussion board entries (Harry Lopp)

21

Image examples of works (Harry Lopp)

36

Please send me Alert Updates for Harry Leonard Lopp (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 3
Harry Leonard Lopp
from Auction House Records.
Glacier Majesty
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
Biography from Hockaday Museum of Art:
Henry Leonard Lopp was born May 1, 1888, near Highmore, South Dakota.  Lopp was raised on a cattle ranch and attended nearby Canton and Elk Point schools where he showed early signs of artistic talent by drawing everything around him.  Later he studied art under Professor P.J. Rennings at Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska, and privately with Professor John Updyke and Robert Wood.

On July 1, 1918, he was married to Margaret Booth of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Together they painted and traveled over much of the U.S., Canada and Alaska.

During much of the ‘20’s, Lopp was staff artist for the Hudson’s Bay Company of Canada and exhibited from Winnipeg west to Vancouver.  Contracts with the Elks and Moose Lodges took them north to Alaska for several summers.  In 1928, they established art studios and a home for his parents at Seaside and Portland, Oregon. The Depression forced the closing of the galleries and a move to Great Falls, Montana, in 1936.  Lopp was appointed staff artist for the Glacier National Park Company, exhibiting every summer at Many Glacier Hotel until 1941 and again in 1960.

In 1944, Lopp designed and built the lodge on the west shore of Flathead Lake.  He handpicked every log in the chalet from standing timber.  This home became a center for the arts and a favorite stopping place for their many friends and fellow artists such as Roland Gissing of Canada, Red Skelton, and Dave Rubinoff, a musician.

National art recognition was achieved in 1941 when Lopp was invited to New York for the one-man show at the Milch Gallery and a concurrent showing at the Metropolitan.  During their two-month stay in New York, they were the guests of geologist and glacier specialists Dr. and Mrs. Jim Dyson of Yale University with whom the Lopps had spent many days hiking on the trails in Glacier Park.  Additional showings followed at the Pressmen’s club in Spokane in 1951, and the Premier Award, Fine Arts Department of the Montana State Fair at Great Falls in 1961.

Major commissions were from former President Harry S. Truman for the Museum at Independence, Missouri; FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover; the Lions International President; the restoration of several C.M. Russell paintings in Great Falls; and collections for the Conrad National Bank of Kalispell and the Bank of Idaho at Boise.

Failing health and age forced a move to Kalispell where he passed away in 1974.  His passion for the beauty of Glacier Park and his ability to record it on canvas has secured a permanent position as one of the great artists of Montana and the West.

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists