Millicent Jarvis American, b. 1839


Millicent Jarvis worked for nearly thirty years in the Boston area, the best Boston painters of the time had a great degree of influence on her work. She was listed as Miss Millicent Jarvis when she opened a studio at 149A Tremont Street in 1876. From 1882 until 1892 she was not listed in the City Directory. She reappeared in 1893 at 180 Tremont Street, and two years later moved to 108 Mt. Vernon Street on Beacon Hill where she maintained a studio until 1903. Jarvis painted portraits, still lifes and landscapes. She exhibited two oils at the Boston Art Club in 1877, entitled Wild Roses and Portrait. In 1881 she exhibited a watercolor entitled River sketch, Concord, Mass.


Boston Art Club, 1877, 1881

Comenos Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

Fuller Museum of Art, Massachusetts

Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts

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