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Mary Lizzie Macomber
Date: American painter, 1861–1916
Biography: Boston artist Mary Lizzie Macomber studied drawing privately before entering the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Beginning in 1889, Macomber exhibited regularly in the annual juried exhibitions at the National Academy of Design. Her allegorical and decorative pictures, often featuring women and painted in a hazy sfumato style, were widely admired during her lifetime.