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
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