Lydia Dorothea Pohl
(1881 - 1946)
Lydia Dorothea Pohl was active/lived in Illinois, Massachusetts / Sweden. Lydia Pohl is known for painting, teaching.
Biography Lydia Dorothea Pohl
Lydia Dorothea Pohl (1881 - 1946)
Lydia Pohl immigrated to Brockton, Massachusetts, from Vastergotland, Sweden with her family in 1881. She studied art at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts* and at the Art Institute of Chicago* before becoming an art supervisor for the Chicago public schools in 1910.
She exhibited watercolors at the Illinois Society of Fine Arts exhibitions, and studied at the Art Students League* in New York during a sabbatical from teaching.
Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, Art Researcher, East Lansing,
Mary Towley Swanson, Tangled Web: Swedish Immigrant Artists' Patronage Systems, 1880 - 1940, 2004.
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