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Julia Sague

 (1870 - 1956)
Julia Sague was active/lived in New York.  Julia Sague is known for impressionist landscape painting.

Julia Sague

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The following information was written and submitted by Alice Sheppard, Professor Emeritus, University of Maine at Presque Isle.

Julia Sague

Julia Sague was born on October 14, 1870, the youngest child and second daughter of a prominent Poughkeepsie, NY family.

She studied at the School of Painting at Vassar College, earning a diploma in 1891. In 1891-1896 she enrolled at the Art Students League of New York.  Her program of study included a number of painting classes with J. Alden Weir, one from William Merritt Chase, and life drawing with Kenyon Cox. She also studied modeling and drawing from the antique (instructors not verified).

Julia Sague had an art studio at the Vassar Institute, where she helped organize a sketching class. She was also instrumental in launching the Arts and Crafts Society of  Poughkeepsie.

Sague submitted work to a watercolors exhibit by local artists in 1896 and  a Poughkeepsie Arts and Crafts Society exhibit in 1906.  Her painting entries in the latter included a portrait study, a flower study, and miniatures.  Her work was described as Impressionist.

She married organist Harry Schoudel Bock in 1907 and appears little engaged in art following her marriage.  She was widowed in 1950 and died November 1, 1956 at the age of 86.

"Arts and Crafts Exhibition at Masonic Temple." Poughkeepsie Daily Eagle. Poughkeepsie, NY,  May 4, 1906.

 "Commencement at Vassar." Poughkeepsie Daily Eagle. Poughkeepsie, NY,  June 11, 1891.
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"Mrs. Harry S. Bock Dies; Lifetime Resident Was 86." Poughkeepsie New Yorker. Poughkeepsie, NY, November 1, 1956.

 "Personal Mention." Poughkeepsie Daily Eagle. Poughkeepsie, NY, May 15, 1896.
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About  Julia Sague

Born:  1870 - Poughkeepsie, New York
Died:   1956 - Fishkill, New York
Known for:  impressionist landscape painting