(1860 - 1951)
Nannie Zenobia (Carver) Huddle was active/lived in Texas. Nannie Huddle is known for floral landscape painting, portrait sculpture.
Biography Nannie Huddle
Nannie Carver Huddle, painter and sculptor, was most likely the first person to have painted wildflowers and bluebonnets in Texas. She was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1860, the third of six daughters of Leonora (Moss) and Benjamin Franklin Carver. When she was a young girl her family moved to Austin, where she attended St. Mary's Academy. There she received her first art lessons from a nun who arranged for her work to be critiqued by William Henry Huddle, a painter of historical scenes and portraits who moved to Austin in 1876. Huddle told her to paint a flower "so that it seems that you can reach around it," advice she later credited as the most influential on her style. Nannie and Huddle were married ten years later, at which time Nannie t
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