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Mary Carpenter

 (1832 - 1908)
Mary Carpenter was active/lived in Ohio.  Mary Carpenter is known for watercolor and decorative painting.

Biography   Mary Carpenter

The following informatin was supplied in June of 2006 by Terry Carpenter:

Mary Carpenter, born in 1832 in Charlottesville, Virginia, was a water-color artist and decorative painter.  In an article about her family published in the Hamilton County [Ohio] Historical Society bulletin, it states "Mary conducted the first classes in water-color painting when the [Cincinnati] Art Museum began such a program.  She also worked as an artist at the famous Rookwood Pottery [in Cincinnati].  Some of her first pieces later were placed on exhibit in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts."   She was a daughter of Ira Carpenter, who was born 26 Jun 1798 at Guilford, VT.  He migrated to Charlottesville, Albemarle C   ...  Displaying 750 of 1283 characters.

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