Marguerite Hanson (1898-1988)
Tree Trunks: Near, Far, and In Between
Watercolor on paper
Mystic Museum of Art Permanent Collection
Donated by William McCloy
Marguerite Hanson was the middle of three children, the only daughter of Bertha and Theodore Willard Hanson, who was born in Norway. During her life she lived in Pennsylvania; Queens, New York; Yorkshire, England in 1920s; and finally New London, Connecticut, where she was employed as a Professor of Art at Connecticut College. She never married.