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Marker Details

Title, side A
Early Ohio Artists
Title, side B
Same
Address
Belpre, 45714
Location
River Access Park, Corner of Marina Dr & George St. Extension
Latitude
39.2747330
Longitude
-81.5973240
Subjects
Belpre, Painters

Picture Details

Title
Lily Martin Spencer
Caption
Self-portrait of artist Lily Martin Spencer created ca. 1842. The painting is part of the Ohio Historical Society fine art collection. She was born in England and raised in Marietta, Ohio. Spencer received art training in Marietta and Cincinnati, Ohio before moving to New York in 1844. Spencer was known for her domestic genre scenes. Her original art inspired mass-produced lithographs, which appealed to women's sensibilities regarding domestic life in the second half of the 19th century (AL00716).