1888 - 1948
Raymond Nott was born in Kirksville, Missouri in 1888. After his parents separated, Raymond's mother operated a chain of variety stores in the Black Hills where he was raised. Early in life he attended a military school and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. He later was associated with the Roycroft Studios in New York where his mother ran a weaving school. After joining the Navy at the outbreak of World War One, he was sent to San Diego, California. Upon discharge, he settled in Los Angeles. His paintings were handled there by the Bernay Gallery. Working in pastel and oil, he produced mountain landscapes á la Edgar Payne. Nott continued producing art works until his death in Los Angeles on December 6, 1948. Member: Sierra Club; Hollywood Athletic Club. Exhibited: Bernay's (Los Angeles); Hollywood Athletic Club, 1920s.
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