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Lilly Martin Spencer self portrait
Description: Self-portrait of artist Lilly Martin Spencer (1822-1902), created ca. 1842. The painting is part of the Ohio Historical Society fine art collection. Spencer was born in England and raised in Marietta, Ohio. She received art training in Marietta and Cincinnati, Ohio, before moving to New York in 1844. Spencer was known for her domestic genre scenes. Her original art inspired mass-produced lithographs, which appealed to women's sensibilities regarding domestic life in the second half of the 19th century. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL00716
Subjects: Spencer, Lilly Martin, 1822-1902; Multicultural Ohio--Ohio Women; Art, American--Ohio; Artists
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio); Marietta (Ohio); Washington County (Ohio)