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Perry, Lilla Cabot (1848 - 1933), painter, writer

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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American painter and writer. She belonged to the East Coast upper middle class, and her paintings reflect her social position and era. She was ahead of her time, however, in admiring and advocating the French Impressionist painters. In 1874 she married Professor Thomas Sargeant Perry, a specialist in 18th-century English literature. Their home became a meeting place for intellectuals. She studied during the 1880s at Cowles School in Boston and later at the Académie

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