Gertrude Horsford Fiske
(1878 - 1961)
Gertrude Horsford Fiske was active/lived in Massachusetts, Maine. Gertrude Fiske is known for portrait, figure, landscape and still life painting.
A native New Englander, Gertrude Fiske was an Impressionist* figure and landscape painter and a leading woman artist of the Boston School*. She was a founding member of the Guild of Boston Artists* and Art Associations of Concord, Massachusetts and Ogunquit, Maine. She was also an Associate member of the National Academy of Design* in New York and the first woman appointed to the State Art Commission of Massachusetts.
Fiske was a "blue-blood" Bostonian as a direct ancestor of Governor William Bradford. For six years, she attended the School of Drawing and Painting of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston with Edmund Tarbell, Frank Benson, and Philip Hale, and was one of only a few individuals who actually completed the Museum School's se ... Displaying 750 of 4921 characters.