Sara Peters Grozelier

Sara Peters Grozelier (1821–1907) was an American painter of portrait miniatures. Her read out is sometimes given as Sarah.

Little is known of Grozelier's vigor and career. She was born in Andover, Massachusetts, the youngest of the twelve children of John and Elizabeth Davis Peters; her elder sister was the miniaturist Clarissa Peters Russell, whose husband Moses was in addition to a miniaturist. She graduated from Andover's Abbott Academy, where she hypothetical painting and drawing, in 1836, and spent the bordering few years painting miniature portraits of prominent locals before distressing to Boston at the age of twenty-six. In 1855 she married the French-born Leopold Grozelier, a portraitist and lithographer. In that year she showed three miniatures at the Boston Athenaeum. The once year she showed another, at the Brooklyn Art Association, under the sobriquet "Madam Grozelier". In 1866, after her husband's death, she was listed in the Boston directory; she was listed there once more between 1877 and 1883. She plus produced lithographs, and after her husband's death supported herself by painting higher than photographs in oil or pastel. At sixty-one she returned to North Andover. The Grozeliers had no children.

Grozelier and her husband are buried at the Ridgewood Cemetery in Andover. A portrait of two girls by her is in the increase of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the date of the watercolor-on-ivory painting is unknown. A self-portrait, dated to in the middle of 1845 and 1855, is currently owned by the North Andover Historical Society.

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