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Emma Matern Weaver

 (born 1862)
Emma Matern Weaver was active/lived in Indiana, New York, Ohio / Europe.  Emma Weaver is known for floral still life and landscape painting.

Emma Matern Weaver

Biography from the Archives of askART

Born in Sandusky, Ohio in 1862, Emma Matern Weaver, during her early school years, showed a great talent in drawing.  Her first art training was at the Brooklyn Adelphi College where she was awarded a prize during her second year of school. She later studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and for two years at the Art Students League in new York.

After her studies there she traveled to Holland with a sketching party, painting various landscapes and scenery. During the winter she was a pupil of Karl Gussow in Berlin and later studied in Paris.

In 1895 she was made an instructor in the art School of De Pauw University in Greencastle, Indiana where she met and married a Professor Weaver.

Ms. Weaver was particularly adept at painting floral still life.

Wayne Kielsmeier,
Covington Gallery
Tucson, Arizona

Biography from the Archives of askART

Emma Weaver (Matern Weaver after her marriage) was born In Sandusky, Ohio in 1862.  She studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy (formerly McMicken School of Design), the prestigious Art Students League and with the German realist Karl Gussow (1843-1907) in Berlin. 

After traveling and painting in Europe, Weaver settled in Greencastle, Indiana, where she worked for the remainder of her life.

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About  Emma Matern Weaver

Born:  1862 - Sandusky, Ohio
Known for:  floral still life and landscape painting