(1866/67 - 1953)
Letitia Bonnet Hart was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, Florida. Letitia Hart is known for figure, portrait and genre painting.
Born in New York City, Letitia Hart became a noted portrait-figure painter. She came from a family of painters. Her father and uncle were James McDougal Hart and William Hart; her mother, Maria Theresa Gorsuch Hart; aunt, Julia Hart Beers; and sister, Mary Theresa, were also painters.
Hart studied with her father and at the National Academy of Design with Edgar Ward. She had an extensive exhibition record at the National Academy of Design, showing work from 1885 to 1914. Between 1895 and 1906, she also exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis.
She died on June 23, 1953 in Eau Fallie, Florida and is buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art