Renowned Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar died on Friday at age 99.

The Georgetown Historical Society reported her death on Facebook.

“We are deeply saddened to learn that Dahlov Zorach Ipcar died yesterday. In addition to her tremendous contributions to the world of art and literature, she was brilliant, caring, and generous and a joy to be around. Her loss will be deeply felt by many because so many have benefitted from her remarkable time – nearly 100 years – on this earth. We extend our condolences to her sons and all her family.”

Ipcar, a Georgetown resident, is known for her colorful modern paintings featuring animals.

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