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Madeline Yale Wynne
Date: American artist and author, 1847–1918
Biography: Born in Newport, New York, Wynne studied art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Art Students League in New York. She followed her brother Julian Yale to Chicago, where the family hosted a salon and she developed a reputation as a jewelry maker. While there, she turned to writing, publishing work in Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s Monthly, and Home Beautiful in the 1890s. Wynne spent her summers in New England with Annie Cabot Putnam. A founder and leader of the Deerfield Society of Arts and Crafts, Wynne was active in the art community around Deerfield, Massachusetts.