Lillie Fry Fisher

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Lillie Fry Fisher


Longing to Sail

Oil on Panel
12 x 16 inches

Signed Lower Right

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Lillie Fry Fisher was born in Monticello, Indiana and had art training at: Cincinnati Art Academy; The Art Students League, The Corcoran Art School, and in Paris. Her teachers were: George Elmer Brown, Arthur Wolfe, Guy Wiggins, Emile Gruppe, Cameron Mitchell (a student of Claude Monet). Lillie exhibited at the Hoosier Salon from 1925 until 1943 when she died. She also exhibited at the Cincinnati Woman's Art Club, National Association Women Artists, Lafayette Art Association, The Ohio State Fair and won prizes. Fisher is in the permanent collections of Cincinnati Public Schools and Youngstown, Ohio.

Fisher painted with a thick impasto and almost sculpted in thick paint. She used paint with uranium salts that glow brightly under a black light.

Information submitted as a bulletin by: Steven Scott Brennan

Source: Hoosier Salon book "The Grand Tradition"


From Cincinnati, Lillie Fisher was a painter who studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and the Art Students League in New York and exhibited at the Hoosier Salon in Indiana.

Members of her family were artists including her sister, Laura Fry, her father, William Fry, who was a woodcarver, and Henry L Fry, a pioneer in the development of art in Cincinnati.