|Jane Peterson was born in Elgin, Illinois, in 1876. Peterson attended the Pratt Institute and studied at the Art Students League in New York. Following her studies, Peterson was offered teaching posts, which she would not keep long, preferring to continue her education in Paris, Venice, London, and Madrid. Through all this instruction Peterson developed a unique vision in American art. Her works are a blend of Impressionist and Expressionist styles. Known for her vivid, richly painted still lifes, and beach scenes painted along the Massachusetts coast.
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