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Cecilia Beaux  American  1855 -1942
Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  
Died: Gloucester, Massachusetts  
Active: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  
New York, New York  
Gloucester, Massachusetts  
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1877 - 1878
National Art Training School 
Academie Julien, Paris 
Academie Colarossi, Paris 
Instructors: Adolf Van der Wielen 
Camille Piton 
William Sartain 1881 - 1883
Examples of Work: Art Institute of Chicago 
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 
The Toledo Museum of Art 
Luxembourg Gallery, Paris 
Ufizzi Gallery, Florence 
Specialty: Painter
Subjects Known For: Portraits
Political Figures
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1894; NA 1902
American Federation of Artists 
National Arts Club 
National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors 
Society of American Artists 
Societaire des Beaux-Arts 
Teaching Positions: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1895 - 1915
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Cecilia Beaux was born in Philadelphia, where she studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1877 to 1879 and with William Sartain (1843-1924) from 1881 to 1883. She also studied at the Academie Julian in Paris in 1888. Beaux first exhibited at the Pennsylvania ... (More)

Cecilia Beaux, born in 1855, was one of the most prominent female portrait painters of the late 19th and early 20th century and is often ranked with Mary Cassatt. She began her artistic training under two Philadelphia based ar... (More)

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