Nellie Mathes Horne, Date of Birth, Date of Death


Nellie Mathes Horne

Date of Birth: 26-May-1870

Date of Death: 26-May-1950

Profession: painter

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Nellie Mathes Horne

  • Nellie Mathes Horne (May 26, 1870 – May 26, 1950) was an American painter. Born in Eliot, Maine, Horne was the daughter of John Harrison and Lizzie N.
  • (Young) Mathes.
  • She was educated in the local public schools and those of Portsmouth, New Hampshire before graduating from the Commercial College in Boston.
  • She also had lessons with Ulysses Dow Tenney, with whom she collaborated on a number of works.
  • She moved to Washington, D.C.
  • sometime around 1900 and opened a studio at The Dewey.
  • During her career she painted portraits of many notables, among them Edward Everett Hale, William Dean Howells, John D.
  • Long and Frank Jones; she also painted portraits of at least ten mayors of Portsmouth.
  • A portrait by Horne of Belva Ann Lockwood is currently owned by the National Portrait Gallery, while the portrait of Frank Jones is currently in the collection of the Portsmouth Athenæum.
  • The Naval Historical Center owns a portrait of David Henshaw ascribed to Ulysses Dow in whose creation she may have assisted.
  • Horne lived in Portsmouth for a number of years; in that city, on August 5, 1891, she married William H.
  • Horne.
  • She also had a studio in Boston for some time.
  • Horne moved to Los Angeles in 1920 and died there; she is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.

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