(1865 - 1959)
Josephine Miles Lewis was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts. Josephine Lewis is known for figure, genre-garden, and portrait painting.
Biography Josephine Lewis
The daughter of a New Haven mayor, Josephine Lewis studied a the Yale
School of the Fine Arts from 1883 to 1892, when she received her
B.F.A., the first such degree awarded by the school. For the next
five years, she lived in France and studied at the Academie Julian* and
with Frederick MacMonnies in Giverny*. She exhibited at the Paris
Salon*, then returned to the United States, and lived in New York for
the next sixty years.
She exhibited widely, including a 1935 exhibit of her portraits of
children in New York, and a 1955 solo show in Boston, when she was 90
years old and still painting. Her work is in several museums,
including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Farnsworth Art Museum (ME),
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