(1817 - 1894)
Mary Bartlett Pillsbury Weston was active/lived in Kansas, New York, New Hampshire. Mary Weston is known for portrait, religious theme and landscape painting, miniatures.
Biography Mary Weston
Born Hebron, NE, Jan. 5, 1817; died Lawrence, Apr. 25, 1895. Painter, specialized in portraits, religions scenes, landscapes. Miniature painter. Lived in New York. Lived in Lawrence. Painted "The Spirit of Kansas" depicting a young woman riding a white horse and holding a bird of peace that was exhibited in the Kansas pavilion at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
AskArt, www.askart.com. accessed Jan. 11, 2006; Kovinick, Phil and Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick. An Encyclopedia of Women Artists of the American West. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.