(1870 - 1922)
Harriet Richards Harwood was active/lived in Utah, California / France. Harriet Harwood is known for still life and Indian subject painting.
Biography Harriet Harwood
Harriett Richards Harwood was born in Salt Lake City in 1870 the daughter of Dr. John Heber Richards, a student of philosophy and science. She showed artistic talent early in her life, eventually taking art lessons from James Taylor Harwood. He encouraged her to join him in Paris in 1888 to continue her art studies at the Académie Julian which she did, becoming one of the first women artists from Utah to study abroad.
At some point in their association they fell in love and were married in Paris in June of 1891. During the next few years, the Harwoods divided their time between a Salt Lake City studio and Paris, where they returned repeatedly for "refresher" experiences.
She was the only female artist f
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