Oriana Weatherbee Day
(1838 - 1886)
Oriana Weatherbee Day was active/lived in California, Massachusetts. Oriana Day is known for Spanish colonial genre, missions.
Biography Oriana Weatherbee Day
Listed as an artist in Boston in 1865, Oriana Day was one of eleven
children of George and Sarah Briggs Weatherbee and grew up in
Marshfield, Massachusetts. Later moving to Scituate, she married
William E. Rice, a physician, in 1860 and had one daughter. She
divorced Rice and subsequently married John Adams Day, a clerk from
Scituate, and the couple lived in Boston. In 1874, three of her
painting were exhibited there at the Twelfth Massachusetts Charitable
Mechanics Association: Lady at Toilette; Interior; and The Fortune Teller.
In 1877, the couple moved to Vallejo, California where her husband was
a clerk at the Mare Island Naval Yard. She took on the project of
doing a series of m
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