Born May 1~ Cecilia Beaux

Painter Cecilia Beaux (May 1, 1855-September 17, 1942) “successfully negotiated the gender separatism of the late nineteenth century while she gained international renown, allowing her to become the first full-time woman instructor at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.”
Biography on the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia:
https://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/art-of-cecilia-beaux/

Mother and Daughter by Cecilia Beaux
1898 / Oil on canvas / 83″x44″ / Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Cecilia Beaux on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/cecilia-beaux/

Further reading:
https://nmwa.org/art/artists/cecilia-beaux/
https://americanart.si.edu/artist/cecilia-beaux-300
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecilia_Beaux

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