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Elmer MacRae

 (1875 - 1953)
Elmer Livingston MacRae was active/lived in Connecticut.  Elmer MacRae is known for landscape, floral, genre and portrait painting.

Elmer MacRae

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Born in New York City, Elmer MacRae became a leading member of the Cos Cob Art Colony, located in Greenwich, Connecticut, and centered around the Holley House. In 1900, he married the Holley's daughter, Constant, and he frequently used his wife and young daughters as subjects in his paintings.

He was the treasurer and one of the organizers of the 1913 New York Armory Show where he exhibited 10 paintings and was one of the founders of The American Pastel Society and the Greenwich Society of Artists.

Exhibition brochure of Adele A Prayias, Fine Art of Cos Cob, CT. "Elmer Livingston MacRae: A Cos Cob Impressionist: March 1-April 4, 1981"

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About  Elmer MacRae

Born:  1875 - New York City
Died:   1953 - Greenwich, Connecticut
Known for:  landscape, floral, genre and portrait painting