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Edith Loring Getchell

 (1855 - 1940)
Edith Loring Getchell was active/lived in Pennsylvania, California, Massachusetts.  Edith Getchell is known for etcher-landscape.

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Biography   Edith Loring Getchell

Born in Bristol, PA on Jan. 25, 1855. Edith Peirce studied art with Peter Moran at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women and with Thomas Eakins at the PAFA (1883-84). Following her marriage in 1885, she settled in Worcester, MA where she maintained a studio-home. During the 1890s she was active in San Francisco where her works were handled by Vickery, Atkins, & Torrey Gallery. The firm sold many copies of her etching of a Keith painting called A Windy Day. Mrs. Getchell became a well etcher before her death in Worcester on Sept. 18, 1940. Member: New York, Chicago, & Calif. Societies of Etchers; Philadelphia Society of Artists and Sketch Club. Exh: Union League Club (NYC), 1888; World's Columbian Expo (Chicago), 1893; Louisia

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers (Fielding, Mantle); Quarterly Illustrator, April 1894; Keith, Old Master of California (Brother Cornelius); Worcester Museum.

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