Lucia Fairchild Fuller
(1872 - 1924)
Lucia Fairchild Fuller was active/lived in New York, New Hampshire, Wisconsin. Lucia Fuller is known for figure-child, portrait, miniature.
Biography Lucia Fairchild Fuller
Lucia Fuller was one of a small group that revitalized the declining art of miniature painting during the Gilded Age. Although she chose to work as a "painter in little," Fuller was quite capable of creating large-scale works, and was one of several women asked to create murals for the Womans Building of the Worlds Columbian Exposition of Chicago, in 1893.
Fullers grandfather was the first mayor of Madison, Wisconsin, and her uncle was governor of Wisconsin. She began her art career at the Cowles Art School in Boston, studying with Dennis Bunker, a follower of John Singer Sargent. In 1889, she studied in New York with William Merritt Chase and H. Siddons Mowbray, a well-known muralist. Chase introduced her to Whistlerian concepts of
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