Nina Fagnani

Nina Fagnani (1856–1928) was an American-born French painter of portrait miniatures.

Fagnani was the daughter of Italian-born painter Giuseppe Fagnani, who had emigrated to the United States amid Sir Henry Bulwer in the same way as he came to accept up his post as British ambassador in 1849. He cutting edge became an American citizen and married, in 1851, Harriet Emma Everett Goodwin of Charlestown, Massachusetts. The couple took up quarters in New York City, where Nina was born upon September 24, 1856. Her artistic studies took place in Paris, where she worked considering the widow of William Wyld, as well as gone one Mme. Grec. She first exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1880, showing a Portrait of an Infant on enamel; she exhibited after that at the Salons of 1890, 1895, 1896, and 1898, and in 1892 presented a take action at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

Fagnani was active in Paris in 1905. Her Portrait of Robert Stockwell Reynolds Hitt of 1893 was included in the inaugural exhibition of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, American Women Artists 1830-1930, in 1987. She died in Paris on August 12, 1928, and was interred at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Massachusetts.

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