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Catharine Janvier

 (1841 - 1922)
Catharine Ann Drinker Janvier was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Catharine Janvier is known for figure, genre-religious and narrative painting, teaching.

Biography   Catharine Janvier


A prominent artist and art teacher in Philadelphia at the latter part of the 19th century, Catherine Drinker Janvier won the prestigious Mary Smith Prize in 1880 at the 51st Annual Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy.  The prize-winning painting was titled Old Fashioned Music, and "represented the culmination of twenty years of artistic production."  The painting had signature images of Janvier including lush tropical foliage, an exotic Victorian interior, a skillfully rendered figure, and motifs from the Orient.

At age eight, Janvier, born Catharine Drinker in Philadelphia, left that city with her family to join her father, Sandwich Drinker, in Macao, China, where he was a mariner and prominent merchant   ...  Displaying 750 of 4073 characters.

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