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Lucy May Stanton

 (1875 - 1931)
Lucy May Stanton was active/lived in Massachusetts, Georgia.  Lucy Stanton is known for miniature portrait and landscape painting, teaching.

Biography   Lucy May Stanton

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Lucy Stanton became a painter in miniature of portraits and landscapes but was especially noted for portraits done with an innovative technique she developed called 'puddling'.  This method involved the application of very wet watercolor, which resulted in a loose-wash affect and portraits that captured the mood and personality of the sitter but not the exact features. 

Stanton's approach was abreast with the modernist art movement of impressionism and other styles pushing the boundaries of realism, which is likely the reason she is credited as "one of the most prominent figures of the turn-of-the-century miniature revival." (Hirshler 197)  For traditional miniaturists, it was a tim   ...  Displaying 750 of 5117 characters.

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