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Lillian Mathilde Genth

 (1876 - 1953)
Lillian Mathilde Genth was active/lived in New York.  Lillian Genth is known for nude figure, portrait and landscape painting.

Lillian Mathilde Genth

Born in Philadelphia, Lillian Genth is known for her paintings of female nudes in landscapes, which she painted at her summer home in the Berkshires. However, later in her career (1928), she abandoned that subject matter for scenes of her travels that included Spain, North Africa, Japan, China, Fiji, Bali, New Guinea, and Thailand where she was commissioned to paint a portrait of the King.

She studied with Elliott Daingerfield at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, and through the school worked as a dress designer. In 1900, she won the Elkins Scholarship which allowed a year in Paris studying with James McNeill Whistler, and she stayed an additional two years.

Upon her return, she settled in New York City and particip  ...  Displaying 750 of 7342 characters.

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About  Lillian Mathilde Genth

Born:  1876 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1953 - New York City
Known for:  nude figure, portrait and landscape painting