Marguerite Pearson (1898 - 1978)

Summer Race
oil on board, 8" x 10", signed on reverse
Much-loved Massachusetts and Rockport artist, Marguerite Pearson was born in Philadelphia. She studied at the Boston MFA School and privately with Edmund Tarbell, Aldro Hibbard, and Harry Leith-Ross. Pearson lived in Somerville, MA, and began summering in Rockport in 1920. In 1942 she made it her yera-round home. She was an active member of the Rockport Art Association, the North Shore Art Association, the Guild of Boston Artists, and many more prestigious organizations. Her exhibitions included the Pennsylvania Academy and the National Academy.

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