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Emily Sartain

 (1841 - 1927)
Emily Sartain was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Emily Sartain is known for genre, portrait, engraver.

Emily Sartain

The following is from Stephanie Strass:

Emily Sartain was born in 1841 into an artistic Philadelphia family. Her father John Sartain, was a noted engraver, portrait and miniature painter. Her brothers, Samuel and William, also became artists, and a third, Henry, was also an artist and became plate printer for his father. Her niece Harriet became a landscape painter and teacher.

Emily first studied with her father and learned from him the art of mezzotint engraving and became one of the first women mezzotint engravers in the U.S. She also studied at the Pennsylvania Academy (PAFA) with Christian Schussele and in Paris with Evariste Luminais.

In 1871 she accompanied Mary Cassatt on some of her travels in Europe, but
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About  Emily Sartain

Born:  1841 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1927 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Known for:  genre, portrait, engraver