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.

Academie Julian, Paris 
With George Hitchcock 

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

National Association of Women Artists 
Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts

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