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Lillian Mathilde Genth  American  1876 -1953
Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States 
Studied: Philadelphia School of Design for Women 1900
Instructors: James Abbott McNeill Whistler 
Examples of Work: Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
Newark Museum, New Jersey 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Impressionism
Subjects Known For: Nudes
Memberships: National Academy of Design p. ANA 1908
Allied Artists Association 
International Society Artists' League 
National Arts Club 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 
Royal Society of Artists 
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During her lifetime, Lillian M. Genth was considered to be the most successful painter of the female nudes in America. Noted for her studies of nudes in poetic, pastoral settings, Genth was also a very successful portrait painter.

Born in Philadelphia in 1876, Genth studied at home a... (More)

Lillian Genth was born in 1876. She studied at the Philidelphia School of Design for Women and won the Elkins Scholarship in 1900 and traveled to Paris. Genth studied under Whistler for one year. He focus was on female nudes i... (More)

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