(1883 - 1975)
Edith Stevenson Wright was active/lived in Ohio. Edith Wright is known for portrait painting.
Biography Edith Wright
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Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Edith Wright was the daughter of Samual Henry
Stevenson, a steelworker from England, and Alice Madolia Gaither.
Her family lived between Youngstown and Toronto, Canada, and at age 13
she attended the Central Ontario School of Art. At age 16, she
received permission from her father to study privately with J.W.L.
Forester, a British painter of government ministers. She spent three
years as his studio apprentice. At the age of 19, while visiting
Youngstown with her mother and younger sister, she heard the shocking
news of her father's sudden death in Toronto. This situation left
the family in debt and without any means of support.
Wright began painting portraits to support her sm
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