Jennie Augusta Brownscombe
(1850 - 1936)
Jennie Augusta Brownscombe was active/lived in New York. Jennie Brownscombe is known for genre, historical, portrait, figure, illustration.
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Born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, Jennie Brownscombe is noted for historical genre including scenes of the Revolutionary War and Colonial America such as an interior at the White House titled "Dolly Madison's Ball" and paintings of the life of George and Martha Washington. Her most famous painting is "The First Thanksgiving", which is now in the Museum of Pilgrim Treasures in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
In 1871, after having been a teacher for a period of time, she went to New York City and graduated from the School for Design for Women of the Cooper Union. She then studied four years at the National Academy of Design and was a founder and teacher of the Art Students League.
In Paris, she studied with American artist,
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