Hale, Lilian

Hale, Lilian (b. Westcott)

(1881–1963) painter; born in Hartford, Conn. She studied with William Merritt Chase and at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts with Edmund Tarbell and Philip L. Hale, whom she married. Based in Dedham, Mass., she worked in charcoal, pastels, and oil, and is known for her impressionistic landscapes and portraits, such as Zeffy in Bed (c. 1912).
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