Julie De Forest
(1882 - 1979)
Julie Mathilde Morrow De Forest was active/lived in Ohio, California. Julie De Forest is known for landscape, marine, still life, genre.
Biography Julie De Forest
Julie Morrow DeForest, a painter of intensely-colored Impressionist landscapes, was born April 30, 1882 in New York City, but grew up in Connecticut, moving with her minister father to Bethlehem, Danbury and Norwich during the first twenty years of her life.
Julie DeForest was always interested in art, but majored in literature in her college studies, which would lead her to a twenty year teaching career in high school, until a stroke of good fortune in 1929 when she was in her late forties. She married a business executive and could afford to quit teaching and devote herself full-time to painting and poetry.
DeForest earned her B.A. degree in English from Wellesley College, in Massachusetts, in 1904; and her M.A, degree in li
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