JANE PETERSON PAINTINGS FOR SALE & BIOGRAPHY
'Jane Peterson studied at the Pratt Institute of Design, New York (1885-1901), at the Art Students League in New York, in London under Frank Brangwyn, in Paris under Emile Blanche and André Hiteiteh, and in Madrid with painter Joaquín Sorolla y Batida. She travelled widely, even joining Louis Comfort Tiffany on a continental painting trip in his private railway carriage. Peterson taught at the Art Students League from 1914 to 1919 and at the Maryland Institute in Baltimore. Her early work focused on New England beach and pier scenes. From 1925 she concentrated on large floral paintings with rich brocades and gold or silver backgrounds.
Between 1910 and 1930 Peterson showed her work in more than 100 exhibitions. In 2001 her oil Marché aux Fleurs (1908) was shown in the exhibition L'Héroïque et le Quotidien: les Artistes Américains, 1820-1920, Musée d'Art Américain Giverny, France. Her work was also been shown at American Seascapes: Artists on the Shore, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida (2004).' (Benezit, Dictionary of Artists, Gründ, 2006)