Alice Ruggles SOHIER - American Impressionist ✿

Alice Ruggles Sohier (1880–1969) was an American impressionist artist born in Quincy, Massachusetts. Alice is known for paintings of figures, portraits, still life, and landscapes.

In 1904, she studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (Museum School),with Edmund C. Tarbell and Frank Weston Benson. In 1907, she was awarded the Paige Traveling Scholarship, allowing her two years to travel throughout Europe.
She taught art classes at Concord Academy. She was an early member of The Guild of Boston Artists. Her work is included in many public museum collections, including Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Butler Institute of American Art, Zanesville Museum of Art and Frick Art Reference Library.

1 commento:

  1. In 1902, future US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt proposed to Alice, but she declined and left for a tour of Europe, Five weeks later, FDR met Eleanor Roosevelt for the first time - and the rest is history .


Info sulla Privacy