Katherine Middleton Huger

Katherine Middleton Huger was born in Charleston, South Carolina. Little is known of Huger’s life and career as a painter, other than that she studied art in New York City and later in Paris under Jean-Léon Gérôme. She was a member of the New York Watercolor Club and the Women’s Art Club, and exhibited at venues such as the Boston Art Club in 1884 and then from 1890 to 1899; the National Academy of Design in 1884, 1893, 1895, and 1898; the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in 1895 and from 1898 to 1899; the New Orleans Centennial of 1897-1898; among others.