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ALCOTT, May (1840 - 1879), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALCOTT, May (1840 - 1879), Painter

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American, 19th century, female.

Born March 1840, in Concord (Massachusetts); died 1879, in Paris.


May Alcott studied in Boston and Paris and exhibited in both cities, as well as in London and the USA. She painted mainly flowers, but also made excellent copies of Turner.

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