Elizabeth Vaughan Okie Paxton
(1877 - 1971)
Elizabeth Vaughan Okie Paxton was active/lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island. Elizabeth Paxton is known for kitchen still-life, interiors and landscape painting.
Biography Elizabeth Vaughan Okie Paxton
A student at the Cowles Art School, Elizabeth Paxton was known for her kitchen still lifes, precisely crafted and with great harmony of color. She also did a number of interiors, usually women's bedrooms without the figure, and landscapes and portraits. As a student she studied with Joseph De Camp, Edmund Tarbell, and Phillip Hale as well as her husband.
She married William McGregor Paxton, a highly successful painter, and is thought by critics to be as good a painter as he, but her career became secondary to his. She worked in her home studio in Newton, Massachusetts, and also traveled with her husband to spend several summers in Provincetown. In 1915, she won the silver medal at the Pan-Pacific Exposition.
After her husband'
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