(1846 - 1915)
Marie Antoinette Ney was active/lived in California, New York. Marie Ney is known for missions, florals, mountain landscape.
Biography Marie Ney
Marie Antoinette Ney (1846-1915) was born in Vernon, Oneida County, New York, into a wealthy family; her father was a stockbroker. She attended the Cooper Institute and the Art Students League in New York City, and subsequently taught art in New Jersey and Long Island.
In 1889 she moved to Southern California, and for a time lived in a cabin that she built for herself near Mt. Wilson in the San Gabriel Mountains, overlooking Pasadena and the Los Angeles basin. In the 1890s she taught art in Pasadena's schools, including the Throop Institute (later Cal Tech), where she was in charge of drawing and painting while rooming at the Institute's Wooster Building. The Throop was then identified with Pasadena's so-called Arroyo Seco Culture,
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