Mary Brewster Hazelton
(1868 - 1953)
Mary Brewster Hazelton was active/lived in Massachusetts. Mary Hazelton is known for portrait, figure in interior and landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Mary Brewster Hazelton
Mary Brewster Hazelton(1868-1953) The Forgotten Pride of Wellesley and Boston Art.
Mary Brewster Hazelton was a quiet trail blazer in the early years of the "Boston School" of Art. Born in Milton, Massachusetts as the daughter of a Civil War surgeon and mental health advocate, she spent most of her adult life in Wellesley MA. After graduating from Wellesley High School. she was an early student of the famous Museum School in Boston with such legendary teachers as Edmund Tarbell, Joseph De Camp and Frank Benson.
While the majority of women in the school were amateurs, Mary was a pro! Most women artists of the age, as outlined in the now classic Studio of Her Own book by Erica Hirshler, struggled with the decision to cont
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