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Lavinia Wright

 (1805 - 1869)
Lavinia Dorothy Wright was active/lived in New York, South Carolina.  Lavinia Wright is known for still life and portrait paintings.

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Lavinia Wright

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Described as an "amateur still life and portrait artist", Lavinia Wright was born in Charleston, South Carolina where she met and married engraver Charles Cushing Wright in 1820.  The couple lived in New York City.  She was noted as an educator and champion of women's rights.

A manuscript biography of her and her husband is in the New York Historical Society.


Sources include:
Peter Hastings Falk (Editor). Who Was Who in American Art


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About  Lavinia Wright

Born:  1805 - Charleston, South Carolina
Died:   1869 - New York, New York
Known for:  still life and portrait paintings