Anna Countryman

Artist Gallery Back To Directory

Artist Details

  • Anna
  • Rebecca
  • Slafter
  • Countryman
  • Calvin Countryman (Stark, NY March 11, 1844-1927) his first wife was her sister, Abby A. Slafter (18??-1886), they had 6 children, two of whom died as infants started grocery business 1887 when he moved to Rockford ; 1899 organized Countryman & Co., wholesale vegetable and fruit dealers – grew into one of the best known in northern Illinois; his sons took over after 1917 married 1895
  • stepchildren, all lived in Rockford, Illinois: C. Millard Countryman Howard Countryman Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Shaw Mrs. W.V. Boyle
  • January 20, 1863
  • Dedham, Massachusetts
  • November 3, 1930
  • Rockford, Illinois
  • Dedham, Massachusetts

    916 N. Church St., Rockford, Illinois

    1926: 2114 Harlem Blvd., Rockford, Illinois [custom built for them]
  • Rockford, Illinois
  • Draftsman, Painter-Oil, Watercolorist
  • Cowles Art School, Boston
    Massachusetts Normal Art School, Boston, Massachusetts 1883 with honors
    Student of Ross Turner
  • Array
  • February 1-27, 1898: Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Old New England Kitchen, watercolor [Fairbanks House, Dedham, MA, 1640]

    April 28-June 5, 1904: Annual Exhibition of Water Colors, Pastels and Miniatures by American Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Glades Rocks, North Scituate, Mass.

    Boston Art Club
  • Taught drawing in Dedham High School, Dedham, Massachusetts

    Supervisor of drawing in area high schools, Dedham, Massachusetts