Caroline Lord


Caroline Lord


The Workmen
Oil on Canvas
19 x 24 inches

Signed Lower Left 1920

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Caroline A. Lord was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1860 and was the daughter of the president of the Lafayette, Indianapolis and Cincinnati Railroad.  She enrolled in the Cincinnati Academy of Fine Arts where she studied under Lewis C. Lutz and Thomas Noble.  In 1890 she traveled to Paris and studied at the Academie Julian.  While in Paris she worked with Elizabeth Nourse, a fellow Cincinnatian and good friend.  She exhibited at the Paris Salonsand received a bronze medal at the Chicago Columbian Exposition of 1893.  She was a well-known painter and teacher.  She taught students at the Art Academy of Cincinnati for 25 years.

Cincinnati Art Academy with Lewis C. Lutz & Noble; ASL with Kenyon Cox; Acad.Julian, Paris with J.P. Laurens & Constant, c. 1890; Acad. Delecluse

Cincinnati Women’s Art Club

Paris Salon, 1892, 1893-95; AIC; Columbia Expo, Chicago, 1893 (medal); PAFA Ann., 1898, 1902; Soc. Of Western Artists, 1898; Columbus Art School, 1904 (jointly with E. Hayden); Buffalo FA Soc. 1925 (prize); Cincinnati Art Academy

Cincinnati Art Museum

WW29; Cincinnati painters of the Golden Age, 80 (w/ illus.); Fink, American Art at the 19th Century Paris Salons, 366; Falk, Exhibition Record Series