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DARRAH, Ann Sophia Towne (1819 - 1881), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DARRAH, Ann Sophia Towne (1819 - 1881), Painter, pastellist

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American, 19th century, female.

Born 1819, in Philadelphia; died 1881.

Painter, pastellist. Portraits, landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes, fruit.

Ann Sophia Towne Darrah was a pupil of Paul Weber. She exhibited in group exhibitions at the Boston Atheneum from 1855 to 1864, and a retrospective tribute to her was held at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in 1882.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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