JOSEPHINE GRANGER COCHRANE (American, 1864-1953)

Josephine Cochrane, born in 1864 in Philadelphia, moved several times throughout her life from New York City to Princeton and Boston. Cochrane settled in Enfield, Connecticut, the state she eventually became most closely identified with. She studied at the Academie Julian in Paris and later became a member of the National Association of Women Artists and the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts. Cochrane also studied with George Hitchcock. She exhibited at very prominent associations including the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Boston Art Club and the National Association of Women Artists. She often exhibited under the name J.G. Cochrane and was mostly known for her still life and landscape paintings.

Studied 
Academie Julian, Paris 
With George Hitchcock 

Exhibited
National Academy of Design, 1887 (“Chrysanthemums” as J.G. Cochrane)
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1888 (“Chrysanthemums” as Josephine Granger Cochrane)
Boston Art Club, 1893 (as J.G. Cochrane)
National Association of Women Artists, 1935-37
Peabody Institute, Baltimore, 1915
Fine Arts Palace, 1893 Exposition

Member 
National Association of Women Artists 
Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts

References
Falk (ed.), Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975
Carr, Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World’s Fair
Falk (ed.), Annual Exhibition Record 1876-1913 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Opitz (ed.), Mantle Fielding’s Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors et al
Petteys, Dictionary of Women Artists
Marlor, The Society of Independent Artists Exhibition Record 1917-1944
Naylor, Exhibition Record 1861-1900 National Academy of Design
Mallett (ed.), Index of Artists International Biographical