MARGARET J. PATTERSON (1866/67-1950) Rolling Hills, Early 20th c., Watercolor and gouache

  • Notes: SLC
  • Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 13 1/4" sight, 15 1/2 x 19 3/4" framed
  • Artist Name: Margaret J. Patterson
  • Literature: Born in Soerabaija (Surabaja), Java, Miss Patterson worked during her lifetime as a painter, printmaker, illustrator, and art teacher in Boston and Wellesley. She studied art formally at The Pratt Institute, New York under Arthur Dow and with Herman Dudley Murphy and Charles Herbert Woodbury in Boston. By 1909 she was assistant director of drawing for Boston public schools and was appointed director by 1912. She traveled to Spain in summer of 1910. Studied with Ciaudio Castelucho in Italy by 1912, and later with him in Paris. Also she studied with Augalada. Miss Patterson first studied wood-block printing with Ethel Mars in Paris and was given her first one-person exhibition, arranged my Miss Mars, at Galerie Levesque in 1913. She exhibited at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco in 1915. She settled in Boston and by the fall of 1920 had been appointed head of art department in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She exhibited in Paris in 1922; traveled to Italy twice between 1922 and 1924. She served as secretary of the art society, The Group, during the 1920s. She continued to teach until early in the 1940s, spending her summers teaching and painting at her studio, Horn's Hill, on Monhegan Island, Maine. Miss Patterson died in Boston on February 17th, 1950.
  • Medium: Watercolor and gouache
  • Circa: Early 20th c.
  • Condition: Very good condition, please consider photos an accurate description of condition

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