Marie Euphrosyne Spartali Stillman
(1844 - 1927)
Marie Euphrosyne Spartali Stillman was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom. Marie Stillman is known for Pre-Rafaelite painting, female figure, literary subjects.
Biography Marie Euphrosyne Spartali Stillman
Marie Euphrosyne Spartali, later Stillman was a British Pre-Raphaelite painter of Greek descent, arguably the greatest female artist of that movement. During a sixty-year career, she produced over one-hundred works, contributing regularly to exhibitions in Great Britain and the United States.
Maria Spartali was the youngest daughter of Michael Spartali (1818-1914), a wealthy merchant, principal of the firm Spartali & Co and Greek consul-general based in London from 1866 to 1882. He had moved to London around 1828. In London he married Euphrosyne (known as Effie, née Varsami, 1842-1913), the daughter of a Greek merchant from Genoa.
The family lived in their Georgian country house with a marble-pillared circular hallway, on Clap
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