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Marcia Woodbury

 (1865 - 1913)
Marcia Oakes Woodbury was active/lived in Maine.  Marcia Woodbury is known for figure, portrait, and genre painting.

Marcia Woodbury

Married to artist Charles Woodbury with whom she first studied art, Susan Woodbury became noted for her figural works in pastel, watercolor and oil.

She was the daughter of a South Berwick, Maine family and her father was a judge. She studied art with Charles Woodbury and of their courtship it was written: "As beautiful as she was willful, she reduced Charles to adoring despair.  Buttressed by Victorian decorum, he finally summoned the courage to say to her one day: 'Miss Oakes, I simply cannot teach you to paint, but if you will have me, I would like to marry you.' " (Tragard 7)

She and her husband honeymooned in Europe in 1890, and she was especially taken with Holland, which became a source of many of her paintings in  ...  Displaying 750 of 2248 characters.

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About  Marcia Woodbury

Born:  1865 - South Berwick, Maine
Died:   1913
Known for:  figure, portrait, and genre painting