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Emma Cherry

 (1859 - 1954)
Emma Richardson Cherry was active/lived in Texas, Colorado, Illinois / Europe.  Emma Cherry is known for landscape, portrait and still life painting, teaching, murals.

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Emma Cherry


Emma Richardson Cherry was a painter in oil, watercolor, and pastel of portraits, figures, landscapes, and wildflowers as well as works with western themes.  She also painted murals and was an art teacher.  Her subject matter was wide ranging with views of Texas, often with bluebonnets, California, and Colorado including Pikes Peak and Mount Evans.

Cherry was born on February 28, 1859 in Aurora, Illinois, and her father, Perkins Richardson, was an architect.  Her mother was Frances Ann Mostow Richardson. Emma spent her childhood in Aurora, attended the Art Institute of Chicago*, taught for two years at the University of Nebraska, 1881 to 1882 and then attended the Art Student League* in New York City for two years. The  ...  Displaying 750 of 13778 characters.



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About  Emma Cherry

Born:  1859 - Aurora, Illinois
Died:   1954 - Houston, Texas
Known for:  landscape, portrait and still life painting, teaching, murals