Elizabeth Coffin

Elizabeth Rebecca Coffin (1850–1930) was an American artist, educator and philanthropist who is known for her paintings of Nantucket, Massachusetts. Well-educated and accomplished, she was one of the "New Women" of the 19th century who explored opportunities not traditionally approachable to women. She was the first person in the United States to earn a Master of Fine Arts degree and was the first girl admitted to the Hague Academy of Fine Arts. She opened a educational in Nantucket that had been only right of entry to men and offered several types of trade and crafts put it on courses to both genders.

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