Lilla Cabot Perry
(1848 - 1933)
Lilla Cabot Perry was active/lived in Massachusetts, New Hampshire / United Kingdom, France. Lilla Perry is known for impressionist figure and landscape painting.
Born in Boston, Lilla Perry was a key person, along with Mary Cassatt,
in bringing French Impressionism* to the United States from
France. "For many years, she lectured, wrote, and encouraged American patronage of the style." (Dunn, 16) She was also the artist most closely involved with the
Guild of Boston Artists*, which opened its galleries in 1914 to promote
accomplished painters and sculptors. She served on the board as
the first secretary and worked hard to cultivate persons for financial
Pery had prominent Boston social credentials that
included the Cabot and Lowell families. Her father was a
distinguished surgeon; and her husband's great uncle, Commodore Matthew
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