(1872 - 1952)
Margaret West Kinney was active/lived in Illinois, New York, New Jersey. Margaret Kinney is known for figure, history, portrait and genre painting, etching, illustration, mural.
Biography Margaret Kinney
Margaret West Kinney was born in Peoria, Illinois on June 11, 1872. She received her first formal art training at the Art Students League* in New York under William M. Chase. She then traveled to Paris to further her studies. While in Paris, Margaret was accepted into the Academy Julian* under the tutelage of Tony Robert-Fleury and Jules-Joseph Lefebvre. After a period at the Academy she entered the Atelier Bouguereau and studied under Louis-Joseph-Raphael Collin (1850-1916). She then studied briefly at the Beaux Arts Academy* under Luc-Oliver Merson (1846-1920).
Margaret West returned to the United States and continued her studies in Boston. She then opened a winter studio in Chicago in the Studebaker Building on Michigan Avenue and
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