Emma Mendenhall

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Mendenhall_OverRhine.jpg

Emma Mendenhall

1,950.00

Over the Rhine

Gouache / Watercolor

18 x 14 1/2 inches

Signed Lower Right

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Emma Mendenhall (1873-1965) was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1873.  She was a painter who specialized in landscapes, protraits, and flowers.  She traveled frequently, usually with fellow painter Dixie Selden, painting scenes of Mexico, Normandy, Brittany, Spain, and Italy.  Her summers were often spent along the New England coast where she painted with Annie Sykes.  She died in 1963.

Studied
Cincinnati Art Academy with Nowottny & F. Duveneck; Acad. Julian, Paris; summer school with Rhoda H. Nicholls; C. Woodbury, Ogunquit Sch.; H. Snell, Boothbay Harbor, ME, c.1914

Member
AWCS; NAC; Wash.WCC; Woman’s Art Club; Prof. Artists; 3 Arts Club; MacDowell Club

Exhibited
AIC, 1897-1936; Cincinnati Mus., frequently; PAFA; Phila.WCC; Wash.WCC (prizes); AIC; Ohio WCS (prizes); NAC (prizes); Butler AI, Youngstown, OH; Boston WCC; AWCS; Woman’s Club; Ogunquit Mus. Am. Art

Work
Cincinnati Public Schools; Mus. Center (these works were originally in the Kirby, Bond Hill & Hughes H.S., Cincinnati)

Resources
WW59; WW47; Petteys, Dictionary of Women Artists; Barbara Kuntz, "Cincinnati School House Treasures," American Art Review, vol. 10, no. 2; Charles Woodbury and His Students; add’l info. Courtesy Selma Koss Holtz, Waban, MA