In 1899, William Merritt Chase regarded her as “not only the greatest living woman painter, but the best that has ever lived.”
In 1933, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt presented Beaux with the Chi Omega fraternity’s gold medal, for “the American woman who had made the greatest contribution to the culture of the world.”
Works by Cecilia Beaux can be seen at
the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,
the Metropolitan Museum of Art,
and many other art museums in the US and abroad.