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Esther Williams

 (1907 - 1969)
Esther Williams was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts, Iowa.  Esther Williams is known for Portrait, flower, circus and musical subject painting.

Esther Williams

Esther Williams (1907-1969)

She was from a Boston family that included numerous painters, among them her mother, Esther Baldwin Williams (1867-1964), with whom she has at times been confused, her mother's cousin Adelaide Cole Chase (1868-1944), and Chase's father, Joseph Foxcroft Cole (1837-1892), who taught art to his daughter and niece.  Cole was a prominent proponent in America of the Barbizon landscape school of painting, having studied in France with Charles-Émile Jacque (1813-1894), and he was a co-founder of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  

Williams enrolled at the Museum of Fine Arts School, Boston, in September 1925. There she studied with Philip L. Hale (1865-1931), who had been a student of  ...  Displaying 750 of 4267 characters.

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About  Esther Williams

Born:  1907 - Boston, Massachusetts
Died:   1969
Known for:  Portrait, flower, circus and musical subject painting