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