David & Donna Kmetz, American Paintings
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Jane Jarvis Mumford (b. 1879)
oil on board, 8 1/2" x 12", signed lower right
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Jane Jarvis Mumford painted portrait miniatures. She lived and painted in France, Holland and England, exhibiting at the Royal Academy and the Paris Salon. In 1915 she came to Provincetown to study with Charles Hawthorne. During this period she produced charming impressionist works depicting gardens, coastal scenes, and mudhead portraits. A collection of her miniatures is in the Indianapolis Museum of Art.