Cora Louise Nelson (Abrahamson)

American, 1897 - 1992


Cora Louise Nelson (Abrahamson) was born in Chicago in 1897. Although she worked as a clerk in a railroad office, she exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1953, she married Benjamin Abrahamson, but he unfortunately died in 1954. She did, however, retain his name, painting under the moniker Cora N. Abrahamson. In about 1966, she moved out to Laguna Beach, CA, where she was active in the Torana (CA) Art League. She died in California in 1992. There is a Cora Abrahamson Endowment at the Art Institute of Chicago.

  • Nelson 7360

    From Eddie Nichols Gymnasium, Golden Gloves Novice Boxing Tournament, Loyola University, 1947
    Oil on canvas, in original frame
    28 x 38 inches

    Signed, titled and dated lower left.

    #7360
    SOLD

Cora Louise Nelson (Abrahamson) was born in Chicago in 1897. Although she worked as a clerk in a railroad office, she exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1953, she married Benjamin Abrahamson, but he unfortunately died in 1954. She did, however, retain his name, painting under the moniker Cora N. Abrahamson. In about 1966, she moved out to Laguna Beach, CA, where she was active in the Torana (CA) Art League. She died in California in 1992. There is a Cora Abrahamson Endowment at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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