Information courtesy Peter Wynne, independent researcher, and Kate Ogden, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
Marion Swinton (d. 1939)
The artist Marion Swinton of Hackensack, New Jersey, was born on Staten Island, New York. She was a daughter of the painter Alfred or Albert Swinton from London, England.
Marion Swinton studied art with her father before entering the school of William Merritt Chase in New York City. She also trained with F. Louis Mora at the National Academy of Design in New York. For a time she maintained a studio in Chelsea, London; this was followed by a stint in Montreal, Canada, where she worked on portrait commissions.
Swinton and her sisters, Lucy an
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