18 Works, Today, February 28th. is artist Dixie Selden’s day, her story, illustrated with footnotes #059

Dixie Selden (American, 1868-1935)
The Market – Brittany

Oil on board
11.5 x 15.5 in.
Private collection

Dixie Selden (February 28, 1868 — November 15, 1935) was an American artist. She studied with Frank Duveneck, who was a mentor and significant influence, and William Merritt Chase, who introduced her to Impressionism. Selden painted portraits of Americans and made genre paintings, landscapes and seascapes from her travels within the country and to Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Mexico. She helped found and was twice the president of the Women’s Art Club of Cincinnati. Her works have been exhibited in the United States. She was one of the Daughters of the American Revolution and on the Social Register.

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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