(1871 - 1956)
Margaret Moffett Law was active/lived in Maryland, South Carolina. Margaret Law is known for genre, figure, landscape, graphics.
Biography Margaret Law
Margaret Law was the daughter of a Presbyterian minister who was a former chaplain in the Confederate Army. Her family was prominent in upstate South Carolina, and Law was well-educated before she began her career as an artist and teacher. After graduating from Converse College in Spartanburg in 1895, she continued her studies at the Art Students League and later at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Among her teachers were William Merritt Chase, Charles Hawthorne, Robert Henri, and Andre L'Hote.
Her first job after World War I was as an art teacher at Bryn Mawr in Baltimore. While living in Maryland, Law's style became more expressive and spontaneous. Most of her work began on-site with a palette knife. These studies were th
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