Lois Wagner Fine Arts

Pauline Palmer

(American, 1867–1938)

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Pauline Palmer





Born in McHenry, Illinois
Studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in Paris under Gustave Courtois and Lucien Simon, as well as with Charles Hawthorne in Provincetown
Was very active in Chicago up until her death in 1938


Exhibited extensively in Chicago and the surrounding area from 1898-1938, receiving awards at the St. Louis Exposition and the Art Institute of Chicago on several occasions. Palmer also received recognition at numerous other exhibitions, including the Exposition de Belle Arti, Naples. Not only is her work found in many Midwestern museums, she is also represented in a number of public collections on both the East and West coasts