Wickliffe Covington

Visual Artist from United States of America

Wickliffe Covington (July 2, 1867 – December 1, 1938) was an American painter, notable as a student of Ella Sophonisba Hergesheimer. The daughter of Robert Wickliffe and Sarah Steele (Venable) Cooper, she studied at Sayre Female Institute, the New England Conservatory of Music and the Art Students League of New York. She also studied art with James Carroll Beckwith, Kenyon Cox, William Merritt Chase and Wayman Elbridge Adams. She later taught art at Potter College for Young Ladies in Bowling Green. In 1892, she married Robert Wells Covington, an attorney. She died in Bowling Green on December 1, 1938.  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Date of birth
Place of birth
Shelby County
United States of America


Date of death
Place of death
Bowling Green

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