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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.

Lilla Cabot Perry

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 backing.

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 Perry, opened Japan to the w  ...  Displaying 750 of 16249 characters.

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About  Lilla Cabot Perry

Born:  1848 - Boston, Massachusettes
Died:   1933 - Hancock, New Hampshire
Known for:  impressionist figure and landscape painting