Anna Richards Brewster (1870-1952)

  • Brewster, Anna Mary Richards_Miss Fidelia Bridges at Miss Brown’s, Canaan, Connecticut, ca. 1903.jpg
  • ANNA RICHARDS BREWSTER (1870—1952)
  • Miss Fidelia Bridges at Miss Brown’s, Canaan, Connecticut, ca. 1903
  • Oil on canvas mounted to board
  • 8 ½ x 13 inches
  • Signed lower left

Frederic A. Sharf describes Fidelia Bridges in Notable American Women, 1607—1950 as follows: “She soon became a familiar village figure, tall, elegant, beautiful even in her sixties, her hair swept back, her attire always formal, even when sketching in the fields or riding her bicycle through town. Her life was quiet and unostentatious, her friends unmarried ladies of refinement . . . whom she joined for woodland picnics and afternoon teas.”

  • Brewster, Anna Mary Richards_Miss Fidelia Bridges at Miss Brown’s, Canaan, Connecticut, ca. 1903.jpg