Mary Lillian Fenn (1867-1950)
- Mary Lillian Fenn (1867-1950)
- The Cliffs, California
- Oil on panel
- 9 ½ x 13 ½ inches
- Signed lower right
- Titled verso
Landscape painter in oil and watercolor, pastellist. Born in Bloomfield, New Jersey, the daughter of Mary A. Thompson (b. 1842) and Henry “Harry” Fenn (1837 – 1911). Her father, Harry, was one of the most famous American illustrators and printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As a child she was raised in Montclair, New Jersey.
Biography written by Geoffrey K. Fleming, Executive Director, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV.