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Hills, Laura

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00087745
Hills, Laura

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American, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 7 September 1859, in Newburyport (New York); died 1952.

Painter, pastellist, miniaturist. Still-lifes, flowers.

Laura Hills studied under Helen M. Knowlton and had many successes in both the USA and France. She won a bronze medal at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1900, second prize at the Corcoran Prize, Washington, in 1901, a silver medal in Buffalo in 1901 and Charleston in 1902, and a gold medal in St Louis in 1904. She became an associate member of the National Academy in 1903 and was vice-president of the Society of Miniaturists....

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Subjects: Painting ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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