(1906 - 1989)
Mary Moffett Hackett was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York. Mary Hackett is known for naive style townscape, interior with figure, buildings, portrait painting.
Biography Mary Hackett
Mary Hackett was born in 1906 in New York City. Her father, Cleveland Moffett,was a writer and journalist, author of children's books and mysteries, and an editor at the Paris Herald. She attended Brearley and Lincoln schools and briefly Cornell University, but she never had any formal art training.
In 1926, in Paris she married Chauncey Hackett, a Washington, D.C., lawyer. They had three children, Wendy, Thomas and Patrick. In the early 1930s the Hacketts visited Provincetown for the first time. After several summers renting various houses around town they bought the house on Nickerson Street where she lived until her death.
From the 1930s on she showed regularly at the Provincetown Art Association and during the 1940s
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