Fuller, Lucia Fairchild, 1872-1924

Fuller, Lucia Fairchild, 1872-1924



Lucia Fairchild Fuller was born in Boston in 1872. She attended classes at the Cowles Art School and the Art Students League in New York City. Fuller began painting professionally in 1883. By 1893, she was in demand as a miniaturist. Her clients included Mrs. J.P. Morgan, Mrs. Payne Whitney and Rudyard Kipling. That same year, she married artist Henry Brown Fuller. In 1899, Fuller helped to found the American Society of Miniature. In 1906, Fuller became associate of the National Academy and in 1913, was president of the American Society of Miniature Painters. Fuller was one of several women who painted murals for the Women's Building of the World's Colombian Exposition in Chicago. She was also a member of the New York Water Color Club. Fuller died in 1925.

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Fairchild-Fuller family papers

Identifier: MS-152

The collection contains orrespondence with various members of the Fuller and Fairchild families, and with members of the Cornish Colony of artists and writers, as well as photgraphs, manuscipts, articles, diaries, sketches, poems and sheet music.