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Henrietta Shore

 (1880 - 1963)
Henrietta Mary Shore was active/lived in California, New York / Canada.  Henrietta Shore is known for modernist landscape, figure, and portrait painting, murals.

Henrietta Shore

Born in Toronto, Canada on Jan. 22, 1880, Henrietta Shore began painting at age 13 and studied at St Mary's College in Toronto and later in New York City at the Art Students League with William Merritt Chase, Frank Vincent Dumond, and Robert Henri.

While in London she continued at the Heatherly Art School and was the only private pupil of John Singer Sargent who greatly influenced her work.  After arriving in Los Angeles in 1913, she became active in the local art scene and was a founder of the Modern Art Society.  She maintained a studio in Los Angeles until 1920 and then led a peripatic existence: Newfoundland (1920), Maine (1921, NYC (1920-23), Mexico 1927-28), and San Francisco (1928-29).

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About  Henrietta Shore

Born:  1880 - Toronto, Canada
Died:   1963 - San Jose, California
Known for:  modernist landscape, figure, and portrait painting, murals