The Little Brunette is a Portrait Painting Signed by Mary Rosamond Coolidge.
Mary Rosamond Coolidge (1884 - 1978).
This portrait of a woman is Oil on canvas and measures 32 inches tall by 26 inches wide.
This painting is signed in the upper right corner by Mary Coolidge and bears an exhibition label of the Copley Society on the back.
This piece has been cleaned and restored and is in a nice frame.
Mary Rosamond Coolidge was a Boston area artist of some note.
She was a well known portrait painter and a graduate of Massachusetts Normal Art School and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School.
Mary Coolidge studied with Anson K. Cross, Wilbur Dean Hamilton, Edmund C. Tarbell, and C.H. Woodbury.
She painted at Fenway Studios in 1913 and 1931 through 1958.
She exhibited many places including: AIC, 1909, 1912-14; PAFA, 1910, 1913, 1914, 1918; Corcoran Gal, 1914, 1926; NAD, 1922; Ogunquit AC, 1938; North Shore AA; 1940; Newport AA, 1940-42; Boston AC; S.Indp.A.; Lg. Am. Pen Women, 1946 (prize); Jordan Marsh Co., 1947 (gold medal).
References: WW47; Vose Galleries, Mary Bradish Titcomb and Her Contemporaries, 40; Charles Woodbury and His Students; Falk, Exhibition Record Series.