Summer Afternoon

Lillian Mathilde Genth (1876-1953): Summer Afternoon, c. 1910 (Oil on canvas, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville) – Genth studied in Paris under James McNeill Whistler… Whistler’s influence can be seen in Genth’s work. Like Whistler, Genth chose to paint rather academic subjects such as beautiful women with subtle, exotic accents in their dress and surroundings. Both Whistler and Genth painted in a somewhat traditional style, using many of the techniques and some of the innovations of the impressionists…

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