(1894 - 1985)
Marjorie Acker Phillips was active/lived in New York, District Of Columbia, Indiana. Marjorie Phillips is known for town-landscape, figure, still life.
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Biography Marjorie Phillips
Painter Marjorie Acker Phillips was born in Bourbon, Indiana in 1895. Her family was wealthy from Ossining, New York where her father was an engineer and inventor. Commuting from Ossining, she studied at the Art Students League in New York City between 1915 and 1918 with Kenneth Hayes Miller, Boardman Robinson, and Gifford Beal, who was her uncle. Inspired by French artist Pierre Bonnard, she painted in a post-impressionist style, she painted farm landscapes, urban views, interiors, flowers and still lifes.
Phillips was the wife of famed Washington, D.C. art collector Duncan Phillips, whom she married in 1921. They lived in his family mansion on 21st Street and they worked as a team in the formation of the Phillips Collection, which
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