Sarah Ann Shreve Molarsky
(1876 - 1971)
Sarah Ann Shreve Molarsky was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey. Sarah Molarsky is known for paintings, illustrations, art education.
Biography Sarah Ann Shreve Molarsky
Sarah Ann Shreve Molarsky (1876-1971)
Painter and illustrator Sarah Ann Shreve Molarsky was born in 1876 in the town of White Horse in Burlington County, New Jersey. She came from a Quaker family whose roots stretched back to pre-revolutionary America.
After attending Swarthmore College (1894-1986), Sarah Shreve left to study painting with William Merritt Chase and Cecilia Beaux at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, then pursued illustration at the Drexel Institute in Philadelphia.
She was proud to tell anyone who would listen about her Quaker lineage--one of her ancestors was an aide-de-camp to General George Washington, while another had been accused of witchcraft and hung on Boston Common. But she
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