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SARTAIN, Emily (1841 - 1927), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SARTAIN, Emily (1841 - 1927), Painter, engraver

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American, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 17 March 1841, in Philadelphia; died 18 June 1927, in Philadelphia.

Painter, engraver (mezzotint). Portraits, genre scenes.

Emily Sartain was the daughter of John Sartain. She worked in Paris with Luminais, and after living for a while in Parma returned to the USA. She exhibited her work to great acclaim in 1876 and received an honourable mention in Buffalo

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