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Mary Whitwall

 (1847 - 1908)
Mary Hubbard Whitwall was active/lived in California, Massachusetts.  Mary Whitwall is known for painting.

Mary Whitwall

Mary Hubbard Whitwall was born in Massachusetts in May 1847.  Mary Hubbard was from a prominent Boston family.  Many of her ancestors were painted by John Singleton Copley.  She studied in Paris at Académie Julian under Robert-Fleury and Bouguereau before her marriage to William S. Whitwall. 

The marriage was short-lived.  She was in San Francisco in 1887-88 but by 1900 she was back in Boston and had a portrait studio.  Her rare still lifes appear to have been influenced by Vincent Van Gogh. 

Member:  Boston Art Club. 

Exh:  Paris Salons; Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1888.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"

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About  Mary Whitwall

Born:  1847 - Boston, Massachusetts
Died:   1908 - probably Boston
Known for:  painting