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Dewing, Maria Oakey locked

(b New York, NY, Oct 27, 1845; d New York, NY, Dec 13, 1927).
  • Deborah F. Pokinski

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American painter. She began her career as a figure painter, but was best known for her images of growing flowers. Maria Oakey Dewing was as well trained as most of her male peers and one of the few women of her generation to successfully maintain a lifetime career as an artist. She studied at the Cooper Union School of Design for Women (...

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