Sarah Cheney Willoughby
(1841 - 1913)
Sarah Cheney Willoughby was active/lived in Washington, Massachusetts. Sarah Willoughby is known for Indian figure, still life, marine.
Biography Sarah Cheney Willoughby
Sarah Cheney Willoughby was born May 27, 1841, in Lowell, Massachusetts, growing up there. After attending an unknown college in New England, she was lured to the West in 1862 by an eighty dollar a month position teaching art and music in a recently established territorial university in Seattle, Washington. But, when there were not enough students to hold the classes, she got another job in Port Townsend, Washington, where she met a captain of a Coastal Survey ship, Charles B. Willoughby, marrying him in October 1865.
The artist did her most lasting work in a decade among the Makah and Quinault Indians, when her husband became a government agent to the Makahs in 1877, until performing the same duties with the Quinaults from 1882 unti
... Displaying 750 of 2512 characters.