Miner Kilbourne Kellogg

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A relief of Miner Kilbourne Kellogg, 1839, by Shobal Vail Clevenger

Miner Kilbourne Kellogg (1814-1889) was an American painter.

Kellogg was born in Manlius Square, New York in 1814.[1] He painted primarily portraits, figures and landscapes. At one time he worked as a courier on behalf of the United States Department of State. As a courier he traveled to Europe.[2] Kellogg also was a land surveyor in Texas.[3] He also was an art historian and an art collector. His personal art collection included works attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael.[2] He died in Toledo, Ohio in 1889.[1]

His archives are held in the collections of the University of Texas at Austin and the Indiana Historical Society.[3][4] In 1851 he was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Honorary Academician.

Notable collections[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Persian Women". Search Collections. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889". Archives Directory for the History of Collecting in America. The Frick Collection. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Richter, W.H. "Miner Kilbourne Kellogg Papers, 1825-1887". Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. The University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Gressitt, Alexandra S. "Miner Kilbourne Kellogg Papers, 1841-1863, 1961-1962". Manuscripts & Archives. Indiana Historical Society. Retrieved 10 January 2013.