Dixie Selden_February 28, 1868_November 15, 1935. Dixie studied with Frank Duveneck, who was a mentor and significant influence, and William Merritt Chase, who introduced her to Impressionism. Selden painted portraits of Americans and made genre paintings, landscapes, and seascapes from her travels within the country and to Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Mexico. She helped found and was twice the president of the Women’s Art Club of Cincinnati.
Munich School Painters naturally flow into the Duveneck Cincinnati School, the Boston School, and the American Impressionists painters. The Munich Academy stayed current with the times are were not in denial of the changing tide.