(1881 - 1963)
Hilda Belcher was active/lived in Vermont, New Jersey. Hilda Belcher is known for watercolor portrait, figure and genre painting.
Biography Hilda Belcher
Hilda Belcher (1881-1963) a native of Vermont, began a long association with the state of Georgia in 1913, when she was commissioned to paint a portrait of a Savannah resident. She returned to Georgia throughout her career in order to paint commissioned portraits and to portray the African American community of the region. Belcher is best known for her watercolors, a medium in which she was self-taught.
Born in Pittsford, Vermont, on September 20, 1881, Hilda Belcher and her younger brother, Stephen, were the children of Martha Wood Belcher, an artist, and Stephen Paterson Belcher, a manufacturer of stained glass. When the children were teenagers, the family relocated to Newark, New Jersey, but retained their Vermont home, which was
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