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Lillie O'Ryan

 (born 1865)
Lillie V. O'Ryan was active/lived in California, Quebec / Canada.  Lillie ORyan is known for miniature portrait, sculptor-figure.

Biography   Lillie O'Ryan

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Born in Quebec, Canada, Lillie O'Ryan became a sculptor of figures and busts and a painter of miniature portraits. She was a student of William Merritt Chase, George DeForest Brush, Willard Metcalf, and Dennis Bunker as a resident of New York attending Cooper Union and the University of New York. In the late 1890s, she moved to San Francisco and with Annie Briggs, established a studio next to William Keith on Pine Street.

In the early 1920s, she worked in Canada and Portland, Oregon, and then returned to San Francisco where she earned her reputation for miniatures. She was married to Libor Klein and active in the San Francisco Art Association.

Source: Edan Hughes, Artists in California, 1789-1940.

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