Portrait and Genre Artist of the Mid-19th Century
Probably the most famous woman painter of her time, Lilly Martin Spencer was known for her sentimental scenes of family life. While living in New York City with her husband and children, she attended night classes at the National Academy of Design and supported her family through the sale of her art. Today she is acknowledged as one of America's premier genre painters.
Image: Self-portrait of the artist
Angelique Marie Martin, nicknamed …Read More...