Anna Reid Hall
(1857 - 1928)
Anna Reid Hall was active/lived in Nebraska. Anna Hall is known for fruit still life, landscape and figure painting, art patronage.
Portrait by Nicholas Brewer
Biography Anna Reid Hall
Anna E. Reid Hall
(1857, Julian, Nebraska-1928, Lincoln, Nebraska)
Also known as Mrs. F.M. Hall
One of early Nebraska’s most vital crusaders for the arts, Anna Hall was also an artist herself and a sophisticated art collector. As a long-time resident of Lincoln married to a prominent attorney, she had an extensive list of accomplishments: Organizer of the first private art classes west of Omaha; painter of oil and watercolor still life, landscape and figures; exhibitor with the Haydon Art Club, Lincoln's first art organization; hiring facilitator and provider of salary in 1884 of Sarah Moore as the first art teacher at the University of Nebraska; and co-founder of the Haydon Art Club and its successor, the Nebraska Art Ass
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