Arts Everyday Living: Have You Heard Of This Artist? American Painter Alice Kent Stoddard

Alice Kent Stoddard, Elizabeth Sparhawk Jones, 1910, oil on canvas, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

American artist Alice Kent Stoddard (1883-1976) spent most of her career in Philadelphia, establishing a solid reputation as a painter of portraits, landscapes, and sea scenes.  Her distinctive and expressive brushstrokes are evident in Stoddard’s depictions of fellow artist Elizabeth Sparhawk Jones (1885-1968) and Fisherman’s Little Sister, as well as  Monhegan Island, Harbor Looking Toward  Manana, a view done on Monhegan Island, Maine where she spent summers.

 

Alice Kent Stoddard, Monhegan Island, Harbor Looking Toward Manana, oil, 1910, Private Collection

 

 

Alice Kent Stoddard, Fisherman’s Little Sister, 1911, oil on canvas, Dallas Museum of Art, Texas

 

 

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