Alice Stanley Acheson
(1895 - 1996)
Alice Stanley Acheson was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Michigan. Alice Acheson is known for florals, genre, illustrator, landscape.
Biography Alice Stanley Acheson
A painter and illustrator, Alice Acheson lived most of her life in Washington DC, from 1919 until her death in 1996. She was born in Charlevoix, Michigan to a family of artists. Her mother was painter Jane Stanley (1863-1940) and her grandfather was John Mix Stanley (1814-1872), explorer artist and prolific painter.
Alice Stanley Acheson took her undergraduate studies in Massachusetts at Wellesley College and then studied art at the Boston Museum School of Fine Art and in Washington DC at the Corcoran School of Art and the Phillips Gallery School. Teachers included Howard Smith and Richard Meryman.
In 1917, she married Dean Acheson, who became Secretary of State during the presidential administration of Harry Truman.
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