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A Benefit for the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Lilly Martin Spencer

  • 3 Jun 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Zoom


  • Join Shannon Vittoria, Senior Research Associate of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a talk on the 19th century artist Lilly Martin Spencer!

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Lilly Martin Spencer's Subversive Pendant Paintings

Join the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Senior Research Associate Shannon Vittoria for an evening talk on the 19th century painter, Lilly Martin Spencer.

Lilly Martin Spencer was the only American woman painter of note in the antebellum period. Spencer specialized in domestic scenes. She was also one of the most widely reproduced artists of her time.

Shannon Vittoria joined the American Wing staff in October 2015. She specializes in in painting, sculpture, and works on paper from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, her areas of expertise include transnational landscape art and environmental studies, intercultural encounters between Euro-American artists and Indigenous communities, and the professionalization of women artists. Shannon has held curatorial research positions at The Frick Collection, The New-York Historical Society, and The Morgan Library & Museum. In 2015, she received her PhD in art history from the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, where she completed her doctoral dissertation on American painter and printmaker Mary Nimmo Moran, who is the subject of her current book manuscript.

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