Marynka Rosalie Ciechowska Crosby
(1896 - 1978)
Marynka Rosalie Ciechowska Crosby was active/lived in Connecticut / Switzerland. Marynka Crosby is known for painting, piano playing,education.
Biography Marynka Rosalie Ciechowska Crosby
The following biography was researched, compiled, and written by Geoffrey K. Fleming, Executive Director, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV.
MARYNKA ROSALIE CIECHOWSKA CROSBY (September 4, 1896 – February 26, 1978)
A.K.A. “Marynka C. Crosby”
Painter in oil, casein and watercolor, pianist and educator. Born in Rockville, Tolland County, Connecticut, the daughter of Teoflia Mary Narvivski (1852 – 1921) and Leon Ciechowski (1844 – 1918). Her father worked in one of the many woolen mills in the region and the family resided on Vernon Avenue in Rockville.
Somewhat of a child prodigy in terms of music, in her youth she studied with Mrs. Martha F. Peck of Hartford and in 1930 she sailed on the H
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