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Fidelia Bridges

Born: May 19, 1834

Death: Jan 1, 1923

Birthplace: Salem

Nationality: United States

Fidelia Bridges

Date of Birth : May 19, 1834
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1923
Birth Place : Salem

Fidelia Bridges was one of the small number of successful female artists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. She was a painter and illustrator, capturing small aspects of nature: flowers, birds, and other plants in their natural settings. She first was an oil painter and later took up watercolor painting. She was known for her delicately detailed paintings. She was considered an expert and specialist in watercolor painting. She was the only woman in the group of seven notable 19th-century artists in the American Watercolor Society. Her illustrations were published in books, magazines and were used for greeting cards.

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