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Smith, Jessie Wilcox

Born in Philadelphia on September 7, 1863, Jessie Wilcox Smith was a prolific illustrator whose work is still familiar and cherished more than 100 years later. She was seventeen and training to be a kindergarten teacher before she discovered that she could draw. Smith then became a student of Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy […]