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Marian Wright

 (1861 - 1888)
Marian Lois McMaster Wright was active/lived in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Illinois.  Marian Wright is known for painting.

Biography   Marian Wright


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Marian Lois Wright (1861-1888)

Marian Lois McMaster was born in Eureka, Ill., the daughter of Margaret Upham McMaster and Dr. Zalmon McMaster. (Her name was later changed to Wright after her stepfather Charles Henry Wright.)

Her early artistic talent was encouraged by Irish-American artist William John Hennessy, and she went on to study at the Atelier Julien in Paris. On her return to the United States in 1880, she taught art and established a studio in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

In 1887, she married Adolphe Cohn, a professor at Harvard University. Their son Albert Cohn was born in 1888, and Marian Lois Wright Cohn died nine days later of puerperal fever.


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