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WALKER, Annie E.A. (1855 - 1929), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WALKER, Annie E.A. (1855 - 1929), Painter, pastellist

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American, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 1855, in Alabama; died 1929.

Painter, pastellist.

Annie E.A. Walker studied with Thomas Eakins and John Henry Twachtman at the Cooper Union, New York, from 1892 to 1895, and at the Académie Julian, Paris, from 1896 to 1902 (where she was probably the first African-American woman to do so).

Walker created primarily portraits, many in pastels, which show the influence

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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