Cecilia Viets Dakin Jamison
(1837 - 1909)
Cecilia Viets Dakin Hamilton Jamison was active/lived in Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nova Scotia / Canada. Cecilia Viets Dakin Jamison is known for sketch artist, portrait painter, writer.
Biography Cecilia Viets Dakin Jamison
Born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Cecilia Jamison became a portrait
painter, writer of children's books and romance novels, and of
scholarly articles for national periodicals. She
married George Hamilton in Boston, Massachusetts in the early 1860s,
and then went alone for three years to study portrait painting in Rome,
Returning to the United States, she set up studios in New York City and
Boston, earning a living with her portrait commissions. She
also began having her writings published.
In 1878, she re-married, and her husband was Samuel Jamison. The
couple moved to Live Oak Plantation in Louisiana near Thibodaux, and
from there she earned a distinguished reput
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