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|Born in Watertown, Connecticut, Alice Stoddard was a landscape,
portrait, and marine painter who spent much of her art career in
Philadelphia and on Monhegan Island in Maine. She studied at the
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with Thomas Eakins, Thomas
Anshutz and William Merritt Chase. She also studied at the Philadelphia
School of Design for Women, and in 1948, she married artist Joseph
During World War I, Stoddard did battlefield drawings
and paintings while serving with the YMCA in France. She spent many
summers on Monhegan Island, Maine, painting bold colorful landscapes.
In Philadelphia, she painted portraits of numerous luminaries such as
Federal and Supreme Court judges. She was a frequent exhibitor with the
National Academy of Design, of which she was elected an Associate
Member in 1938.
Source: Paul Sternberg, Art by American Women
According to her birth certificate and the Social Security Death Index Stoddard was born on August 29, 1883 in Watertown, Connecticut.
Information provided by Richard McGrath.
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