Clara Weaver Parrish
(1861 - 1925)
Clara Weaver Parrish was active/lived in New York / France. Clara Parrish is known for landscape, figure and portrait painting, design.
Biography Clara Weaver Parrish
A landscape and figure painter and stained-glass designer, Clara Parrish was born and raised on her family's plantation outside of Selma, Alabama. In the early 1880s, she went to New York City to study at the Art Students League with William Merritt Chase, W. Siddons Mowbray, Kenyon Cox, and J. Alden Weir.
She spent much time in Paris, maintaining studios there and in New York, and in Paris she attended the Academy Colarossi as a student of Gustav Courtois, and also studied privately with Alphonse Mucha and Raphael Collin.
In 1887, she married William Parrish, a stock broker, and they lived in New York City. Two years later they had a daughter who lived only 16 months, and in 1901, her husband died.
In the 1890s s
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