Emma Ingersoll

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  • Emma
  • Kipling
  • Hess
  • Emma Kipling Ingersoll
  • Ingersoll
  • D.W. Ingersoll
  • Mary Meigs (1910-?) Daniel Winthrop Jr. Henry Gilbert
  • January 18 1878
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • 1940
  • 1878-1911: Chicago, Illinois

    1911-1941: Chestertown, Maryland

    1911-1912: Queen Street

    1912-1941: Silver Hill Farm
  • Chicago, Illinois

    Chesterton, Maryland
  • 108 Auditorium Building, Chicago, Illinois 1912-1941: Silver Hill Farm, Chesterton, Maryland
  • Painter-Oil, Pastelist, Watercolorist
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Array
  • 1904: Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, Missouri

    1904: Annual Exhibition of Water Colors, Pastels and Miniatures by American Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1908: Society of Women Artists, the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1940: Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.: Little Red Shoes

    2009?: Chesterton Arts League, Chesterton, Maryland
  • Vanderpoel Collection
  • Atlas, Janel C. “Emma Kipling Hess Ingersoll: Retrospective,” Delmarva Quarterly, Spring 2008, pp. 24-26.  
  • American Society of Miniature Painters

    Chicago Society of Artists, Chicago, Illinois

    Society of Western Artists, associate
  • 1904: bronze medal: Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, Missouri
  • taught art
  • youngest of 8 children [Lydia; Mary; ]

    once a year, she traveled by train from Chesterton to Chicago and took commissions for miniature portraits; these were a major source of income for the family, and put the children through college