Amelia Montague Watson
(1856 - 1934)
Amelia Montague Watson was active/lived in Florida, Connecticut. Amelia Watson is known for landscape and genre painting, illustration.
Biography Amelia Montague Watson
Born in 1856, Amelia Montague Watson studied under the tonalist painter Dwight William Tryon. By the age of twenty-three she was already supporting herself with her watercolors. By the 1890's, she was garnering critical acclaim.
She maintained homes and studios in Tryon, North Carolina, Martha's Vineyard, and Connecticut and regularly hosted luminaries such as Harriett Beecher Stowe, Mark Twain, and the artist Helen Hyde. She traveled widely from New Orleans to Florida to Canada. She was an illustrator for several books.
She exhibited at the Boston Art Club, Art Institute of Chicago, New York Watercolor Club, and the American Watercolor Society. Watson died in Florida in 1934.