Martha Walter

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Martha Walter
Born (1875-03-19)March 19, 1875
Philadelphia
Died January 1976
Massachusetts
Occupation American Impressionist Painter

Martha Walter (March 19, 1875 – January 1976) was an American impressionist painter.

Walter was a Philadelphia native. She studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, where she was taught by William Merritt Chase. She won the school's Toppan Prize and Cresson Traveling Scholarship. In 1909 also she won the school's Mary Smith Prize for the best painting by a resident female artist. On her scholarship she traveled to Spain Italy, the Netherlands and France. In France she received tuition from Rene Menard and Lucien Simon at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière.

She went on to teach art at Chase's New York School of Art.

Her estate was purchased in the late 1960s by the David David Gallery of Philadelphia.

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