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biography of Helen Corson HOVENDEN (1846-1935)

Birth place: Phila.

Death place: Phila.

Addresses: Wash., DC, 1895-1902; Plymouth Meeting, PA, 1905

Profession: Genre painter

Studied: Phila. Sch. Des; PAFA; Robert-Fleury, Paris.

Exhibited: Paris Salon, 1876, 1879-80; PAFA, 1877-1905; NAD, 1877-88; Boston AC, 1881; Brooklyn AA, 1882-84; AIC, 1894, 1896; Soc. Wash. Artists, 1899, 1900

Member: Plastic Club

Comments: Came to Wash., DC after her husband, artist Thomas Hovenden's death in 1895.

Sources: WW13; McMahan, Artists of Washington, D.C.; Fink, American Art at the Nineteenth-Century Paris Salons, 332; Falk, Exh. Record Series.


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