Cecilia Beaux

American, 1855-1942

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Cecilia Beaux

American, 1855-1942

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Collected by a major museum
Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Collected by a major museum
Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Passionate and ambitious, Cecilia Beaux renounced marriage, motherhood, and docility to become one …

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Passionate and ambitious, Cecilia Beaux renounced marriage, motherhood, and docility to become one of the most distinguished portrait painters in America, in the vein of John Singer Sargent and Mary Cassatt. A committed professional, Beaux came to prominence in 1899 for her penetrating, exquisitely rendered portraits …

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