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Kate E. Perry Mosher


Born in Warsaw Ky

Studied at Art Academy of Cincinnati with Benn Pitman
Exhibited at Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia (1876), Columbian Exposition at Chicago (1893)

1877 she helped to found the Covington Art Club


Panel from Columbian Exposition

Dining room set that was owned by United States Senator Richard P. Ernst and used in his Washington residence

Ten wall panels and three altar panels for the Trinity Episcopal Church in Covington, Kentucky.
Cabinet by Kate Mosher, 1892. Stained oak; height 80, width 64, and depth 15 1/4 inches. Kentucky Historical Society, donated by Marian Gex Graham (1996.5), conservation made possible through the Kentucky Treasures Endowment Fund.
Mosher carved it when she was in her 50s and deaf from childhood meningitis.

The Kentucky Historical Society has two additional works by Mosher—a frame and a wall pocket—as well as photographic and archival materials relating to the artist. For more information visit their website and library catalogue.