(1876 - 1965)
Jane Peterson was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York, Kansas, Illinois / France, Italy. Jane Peterson is known for town-landscape, genre, and still-life painting.
Born Jennie Christine in Elgin, Illinois, she officially changed her
name to Jane Peterson in 1909 after her first success as an
artist. Her family was of humble background but certainly not
poverty stricken. She became famous for a wide range of works
from landscapes to still-lives that blend Impressionist and
Expressionist movements. As a woman, her life was much more
independent and adventurous than those of most of her contemporaries,
and she traveled widely to paint including joining Louis Comfort
Tiffany on a continental painting expedition in his private railway car.
does not belong to any particular school of painting, but combined
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