Margaret Augusta Murphy
(1908 - 1991)
Margaret Augusta Murphy was active/lived in Georgia. Margaret Murphy is known for sea-landscape, marine, teacher.
Biography Margaret Augusta Murphy
The following biography has been provided by Karen Towers Klacsmann, Adjunct Assistant Curator for Research, Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia.
Margaret Augusta Murphy, the fourth of seven children born to Lucile Desbouillons and Christopher Patrick Hussey Murphy, was born on June 24, 1908. Margaret's only permanent residence throughout her life was the house that her parents purchased at 11 East Perry Street in Savannah shortly before her birth. Her parents provided her first artistic training, as well as a home environment in which she enjoyed access to an abundant supply of materials, books, and magazines pertaining to art.
Her formal art education began at Rochester Athenaeum, and she graduated from P
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