ANNE MAUGER TAYLOR NASH (1884–1968)
Anne Mauger Taylor Nash came to art later in life. After marrying, the native North Carolinan moved with her family and settled in Charleston, South Carolina. It was there, in 1924, that the forty-year-old mother of three was persuaded by her close friend, artist Elizabeth O’Neill Verner, to take up painting. Nash enrolled in classes at the Gibbes Art Gallery (now the Gibbes Museum of Art) and quickly found that she had a talent for portraiture, character studies, and still lifes.
Over the next few decades, Nash devoted herself to art by pursuing a serious education both at home and abroad. In Charleston, she studied under painter Alice Ravenel Huger Smith. In
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