Rhoda Carleton Holmes Nicholls
(1854 - 1930)
Rhoda Carleton Holmes Nicholls was active/lived in New York, Connecticut / United Kingdom. Rhoda Nicholls is known for figure, genre, portrait, illustrator.
Biography Rhoda Carleton Holmes Nicholls
Rhoda Holmes Nicholls, a vicar's daughter from England, was a painter of figures, florals and landscapes, and was especially noted as a watercolorist. She was a prize-winning artist who exhibited widely in many late 19th and early 20th-century expositions in the United States. Though born in Coventry, England in 1854, she came permanently to America in 1884 with her husband, American artist Burr Nicholls, whom she married in England in that year.
She studied at London's Bloomsbury School of Art and the Kensington Museum. She sacrificed a Queen's scholarship to travel instead to Rome, where she became a member of the Circello Artistico, a group of artists of various nationalities who shared mutual criticisms. She was only the second w
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