Margaret Jordan Patterson

Margaret Jordan Patterson (1867-1950) was an American woodblock printmaker and painter.

The daughter of a Maine sea captain, Patterson was born upon board her father's boat near Surabaya, Java. She later grew occurring in Boston and Maine.

Her first art guidance came from a correspondence course unmovable by the publisher Louis Prang. She next studied at the Pratt Institute starting in 1895. She as a consequence studied taking into consideration Claudio Castellucho in Florence and Ermengildo Anglada-Camrasa in Paris. She moreover developed friendships taking into account the artists Arthur Wesley Dow and Charles Woodbury. In 1910 she researcher how to create color woodblock prints from Ethel Mars.

She cutting edge became head of the art department at Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and held that job until she retired in 1940. She also worked as an art researcher in public schools in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Some of her awards are well-behaved mention at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915, and a medal from the Philadelphia Watercolor Club in 1939. Her art is now held in the Cleveland Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Oakland Art Museum, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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