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Nationality  United States
Name  Fern Coppedge
Fern Coppedge Gratz Gallery Biography of Fern Coppedge
Full Name  Fern Isabel Kuns
Born  July 28, 1883 (1883-07-28) Decatur, Illinois
Movement  Pennsylvania Impressionism
Died  April 21, 1951, New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
Education  Art Students League of New York, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Periods  Pennsylvania Impressionism, Impressionism

Fern Isabel Coppedge (July 28, 1883 – April 21, 1951) was an American impressionist painter.



Born in Decatur, Illinois, she spent much of her life in Pennsylvania where she was associated with the New Hope School of American Impressionism, the Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the Philadelphia Art Alliance, and what became known as the Pennsylvania Impressionism movement.

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She attended the Art Institute of Chicago, the Art Students League of New York, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. During her artistic career she received several awards including the Shillard Medal in Philadelphia, a Gold Medal from the Exposition of Women’s Achievements, another Gold Medal from the Plastics Club of Philadelphia, and the Kansas City H.O. Dean Prize for Landscape. She was a member of several prominent art organizations including the Philadelphia Art Alliance, the Art Students League of New York, and the Philadelphia Ten.

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She became well known for her work as a landscape impressionist who painted scenes that were blanketed with snow, such as the villages and farms of Bucks County. Her works included Autumn Gold, Bucks County Scene, Lumberville, Lumberville Cottage, Old House, Spring on the Delaware, The Delaware Valley, and The Delaware Reflections.

Fern Coppedge died in New Hope, Pennsylvania on April 21, 1951 at the age of 67.


Fern Coppedge Under the Gables Fine Arts Friday Fern Coppedge

In 2011 a newly discovered landscape painting by Coppedge, entitled "October", was sold at auction for $29,800. In 2006 a Coppedge painting was auctioned for $308,000.

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