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Louise Herreshoff

 (1876 - 1967)
Louise C . Herreshoff was active/lived in Rhode Island, New York.  Louise Herreshoff is known for mod figure, landscape, florals.

Louise Herreshoff

A painter in Fauve style of female figures, still lifes and landscapes, Louise Herreshoff had a career both in France and New England. She was from a prominent Rhode Island family, and was raised by her aunts in Providence after her mother's death.

In 1890, accompanied by her art teacher and friend, Mary C. Wheeler, with whom she had studied in Providence, Herreshoff began study in France at the Academy Julian as a student of Benjamin Constant and Jean Paul Laurens. Staying abroad until 1903, she also sketched and painted in Holland, Italy, Switzerland and the British Isles.

She went back to Providence and painted in the environs of New England. With her bright palette and thickly applied unmodulated Fauve colors, she earned  ...  Displaying 750 of 1863 characters.

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About  Louise Herreshoff

Born:  1876 - Brooklyn, New York
Died:   1967 - Providence, Rhode Island
Known for:  mod figure, landscape, florals