(1903 - 1963)
Lila Moore Keen was active/lived in Georgia, Ohio. Lila Keen is known for floral still life and portrait painting.
Biography Lila Keen
"The Lady of the Camellias"
Lila Moore Keen loved the flowers of her native Georgia. With an unequaled talent for painting flowers, Mrs. Keen became nationally renowned for her paintings of camellias, magnolias, and other flowers of the South.
Mrs. Keen, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Moore of Winder, Georgia, began her artistic career at the age of twelve. One day she sneaked off a secret place with her sister's paints and began to teach herself to paint. She attended Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. Wayman Adams of Elizabethtown, New Jersey, gave the "budding artist" - pun intended - her formal training.
Lila Moore married James L. Keen, Jr., son of James L. Keen, Sr., the founding president of Farmers an
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