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Maria Dewing

 (1845 - 1927)
Maria Richards Oakey Dewing was active/lived in New York.  Maria Dewing is known for floral still life, landscape, figure painting.

Maria Dewing

Maria Dewing's Flower Power: Works by a Nineteenth Century American Woman Gain Prominence at Museums and at Auction
By Daniel Grant

There are some clear benefits for artists marrying other artists. For one thing, art is an approved activity (not needing to be justified) and each partner may receive encouragement and in-house criticism.

Unfortunately, such pairings may also occasionally lead to competitiveness and jealousy or, most commonly, someone having to take a back seat.  Historically, it has just as often been true that the husband's art has taken precedence with the wife subordinating her work or career or both.  However, in the past few decades, new attention has been cast on the careers  ...  Displaying 750 of 10701 characters.

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About  Maria Dewing

Born:  1845 - New York City
Died:   1927 - New York City
Known for:  floral still life, landscape, figure painting