Paxton, William McGregor, 1869-1941

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Painter, teacher; Boston, Massachusetts.

Paxton was born in Baltimore in 1869. He was raised outside of Boston, Mass., trained in Paris and Boston, and taught at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He was an active participant in several artists' organizations in Boston, Provincetown, and New York City. Elizabeth Okie Paxton was born in Providence, R.I. to Howard Okie, a Baltimore physician who had been brought to Providence by a wealthy patron, Thomas Ives, an uncle of Robert Hales Ives Gammell, painter, writer, and friend of the Paxtons. She met Paxton while studying with with him. After marriage they resided Newton Centre, Mass. Following Paxton's death, she lived in a studio/residence in the Fenway Studios, Boston.

From the description of William McGregor Paxton papers, 1886-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83271750

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associatedWith Blaney, Dwight, 1865-1944. person
associatedWith Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936. person
associatedWith Burdick, Horace Robbins, 1844-1942. person
associatedWith Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919. person
associatedWith Dewing, M. O. (Maria Oakey), 1855-1927. person
associatedWith Eakins, Susan Macdowell. person
associatedWith Ferargil Galleries. corporateBody
associatedWith Gammell, R. H. Ives (Robert Hale Ives), 1893-1981. person
associatedWith Hale, Philip Leslie, 1865-1931. person
associatedWith Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957, person
associatedWith Paxton, Elizabeth Okie. person
associatedWith Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939. person
associatedWith Wales, George Canning, 1868-1940. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Art--Study and teaching
Painting, American
Art teachers


Birth 1869-06-22

Death 1941




Ark ID: w65b067f

SNAC ID: 55939817