(1834 - 1918)
Julia McEntee Dillon was active/lived in New York. Julia Dillon is known for floral outdoor and still-life painting.
Biography Julia Dillon
Julia McEntee Dillon
Primarily a floral painter, Julia Dillon developed her skills over several decades beginning in Clinton, New York where she studied at the Clinton Liberal Institute. Here she met Mary Conkey and Sarah Hutchins, art teachers who encouraged her drawing talents. Returning to Kingston in her early twenties, she met and married John Dillon, but their marriage was short as John died just a few years later.
Julia remained responsible for administering her late husband's iron foundry business on the Rondout, which was the reservoir for New York City, 75 miles north of the city. At the age of 38 Julia obtained a passport and traveled to Europe to continue her studies. Here she copied Old M
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