Jane Emmet de Glehn

Jane Emmet de Glehn

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn was an American figure and portrait painter. Born in New Rochelle, New York, she was the youngest daughter of ten siblings. Her great-great-uncle Robert Emmet was a notable Irish nationalist who was hanged in 1803 for high treason by the British court for his attempt to implement an abortive Irish rebellion. Lydia Field Emmet's great-grandfather Thomas Addis Emmet, Robert's older brother, emigrated to the United States after Robert's execution. Thomas Addis Emmet would later become the New York State Attorney General. His daughter Elizabeth Emmet, Jane's great-aunt, would study portraiture under the direction of a steamboat designer and portrait artist named Thomas Fulton. Both her older sisters Rosina Emmet Sherwood and Lydia Field Emmet would also become successful artists, as well as their first cousin Ellen Emmet "Bay" Rand. She is also the aunt of the prominent American playwright Robert Emmet Sherwoodshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135694138
  • 9786135694130