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Jessie Willcox Smith
(1863 - 1935)

1863 Born 6 September in Philadelphia
1884 Enrols in the School of Design for Women in Philadelphia
1885 Studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts under the militant Thomas Eakins
1888 Graduates from Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
1889 Works in the production department of The Ladies' Home Journal
1894 Accepted as a student of Howard Pyle at Drexel Institute of Arts and Sciences
1898 First illustration published in St. Nicholas
1905 Settles together with Violet Oakley and Elizabeth Shippen Green in a shared studio/home they call 'Cogslea'
1917 Begins a 15 year long assignment doing covers for Good Housekeeping magazine
1933 Travels to Europe
1935 Dies 3 May in her sleep

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