Fuller, Lucia Fairchild (1870–1924)

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Fuller, Lucia Fairchild (1870–1924)

American artist. Name variations: Mrs. Henry Brown Fuller. Born Lucia Fairchild in 1870; died 1924; grew up in Madison, Wisconsin; attended Cowles Art School in Boston, studying under Dennis Bunker; studied in NY with William Merritt Chase and H. Siddons Mowbray; m. Henry Brown Fuller (artist), 1893 (sep.); children: 2.

Helped rekindle the dying art of miniature painting, a medium suffering from the advent of photography; co-founded American Society of Miniature Painters (1899), along with William Baer, I.A. Josephi, and Laura Coombs Hill; created a mural for the Woman's Building of the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (1893).