(1882 - 1966)
Margaret Alexina Fulton Spencer was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Arizona. Margaret Spencer is known for still life, portrait and landscape painting, architecture.
Biography Margaret Spencer
The niece of painters Thomas Alexander Harrison and Birge Harrison, Margaret Fulton Spencer was one of the first female practicing architects in the United States. She married painter Robert Spencer in 1914, and they settled in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
A specialist in restoring early field stone farmhouses, she also designed interiors for clients. Robert Spencer's un-supportive attitude towards her architectural career led her to painting. Her paintings were primarily impressionistic still-life or of landscape subjects.
After Robert Spencer's death in 1931, Margaret traveled to Africa and lived in Paris, where she worked for American architectural firm, and exhibited at the Paris Salon. In the late 1930s she purchased a 200-a
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