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.
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 Fra
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