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Mollie Boyd

 (1870 - 1928)
Mollie Boyd was active/lived in Hawaii.  Mollie Boyd is known for plein-air landscape, figure.

Biography   Mollie Boyd

Mollie Boyd was born in Rome, Georgia, and showed sufficient artistic talent to be allowed to go to New York with a sister in the early 1890s to study art.  She supported herself by decorating porcelain and pillowcases for department stores while attending classes at William Merritt Chase's New York School of Art and the National Academy of Design.  Summers were spent at Chase's school at Shinnecock on Long Island, about a hundred miles from New York.  Chase, one of the most admired American painters of his time, developed his sparkling, painterly style of Impressionism at Shinnecock. Under Chase's critical eye, his students followed a strict routine of open-air painting, using the grassy sand dunes as their major s   ...  Displaying 750 of 1847 characters.

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