Best known for her domestic scenes, portraits of women and children, and paintings of nymphs.
Lived: 1823 - 1903
Birthplace: Paris, France
Nationality: French, British
Education: Studied briefly with Charles de Steuben, but was in general self taught.
Movement: Loosely associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement, also influenced by French realism and symbolism.
Specialty: Mostly small scale genre paintings of women and children, also several large scale historical compositions.
Died: March 10, 1903 in Falmouth, Cornwall, aged 80
AKA: Sophie Gengembre Anderson
Fun Facts: She was married to English artist, Walter Anderson, she was one of few Victorian women to have a painting acquired by a large municipal museum, and she painted women and children because that was the only subject matter acceptable for women artists at that time.