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KOLLOCK, Mary, artist, born in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1840. She studied art in Philadelphia for three years under Robert Wylie in the Academy of fine arts, and subsequently took lessons in landscape from John B. Bristol and others. Afterward she spent a year in Paris, studied at the Julien school, and sketched in the north of France. She is member of the Art students' league, and of the Ladies' art association, New York, in which she is now (1887) instructor in painting. Her contributions to the exhibitions of the National academy of design include "Morning in the Mountains "and "On the Road to Mt. Marcy" (1877); " A November Day" and an "Evening Walk" (1878);" A Gleam of Sunshine" (1882); " On Rondout Creek" and "The Old Fiddler" (1883); "Under the Beehes" (1885); "A Glimpse of the Catskills" (1886); and "Early Morning in the Mountains" (1887). To the Centennial exhibition of 1876 she sent "Midsummer in the Mountains."
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