Dorcas Cooke Doolittle
(1901 - 1993)
Dorcas Cooke Doolittle was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts. Dorcas Doolittle is known for modernist still life, figure and abstract painting.
Biography Dorcas Cooke Doolittle
Dorcas Cooke Doolittle was an early 20th century modernist who explored
the contemporary European trends in painting, including Cubism* and
Expressionism*. Born in Philadelphia in 1901, Ms. Doolittle
received formal academic training at the Philadelphia School of Design
for Women*, now the Moore College of Art.
After graduating in 1923, the artist went on to further study at the
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts*. In 1926, the Academy
granted her their Cresson Traveling Scholarship* for travel, and Ms. Doolittle spent
some time painting in Europe. The artist concluded her studies at
the Academy, under the tutelage of Hugh Breckenridge in 1927.
From 1927 until the middle 1940's, Ms. Dooli
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