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Caroline Young Rheault (1927 - 2006)

Caroline "Nan" Young (1927–2006) was a Vassar College student from New York. She married Robert Bradley Rheault and they had three children: Susanne; Michèle; and Robert B. "Skid" Rheau...

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Gustavus Hesselius (1682 - 1755)

Gustavus Hesselius (1682 – May 25, 1755) was a Swedish born painter who emigrated to the New World in 1711. He was the father of painter John Hesselius and cousin of the religious leader Emanu...

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John Hesselius (1728 - 1778)

John Hesselius (1728–1778) was a portraitist who worked mostly in Virginia and Maryland. He was the son of the Swedish-born portraitist Gustavus Hesselius.

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Samuel Washington Weis (1870 - 1956)

See: Samuel Washington Weis (1870–1956) was an American cotton broker, painter and sketch artist. Early life and education Samuel Weis was born in Natchez, Mississippi to Caroline (n�...

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Leopold Pollak MP (1806 - 1880)

POLLAK, LEOPOLD: Genre- and portrait-painter; born at Lodenitz, Bohemia, Nov. 8, 1806; died at Rome Oct. 16, 1880. He studied under Bergler at the Academy of Prague, and later in Munich and (after 18...

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Deane Keller (1901 - 1992)

Deane Keller (December 14, 1901–April 12, 1992) was an American artist, academic, soldier, art restorer and preservationist. He taught for forty years at Yale University's School of Fine Arts ...

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Deane G. Keller (1940 - 2005)

Deane Galloway Keller (August 1, 1940 – January 4, 2005) was an American artist, academic and author. Keller was a draftsman, painter, sculptor, and teacher who instructed students in the visu...

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Clement Hurd (1908 - 1988)

Clement G. Hurd (January 12, 1908 – February 5, 1988) was an American artist. He is known for illustrations of children's picture books, especially collaborations with writer Margaret Wise Bro...

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Victor Elmaleh MP (1918 - d.)

Victor Elmaleh (pronounced el-MAHL-ay; November 27, 1918 – November 17, 2014) was a Moroccan-born American businessman. He was born in Mogador, now Essaouira, Morocco, the oldest of six brothe...

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Eduard Bendemann MP (1811 - 1889)

Eduard Julius Friedrich Bendemann (3 December 1811, Berlin – 27 December 1889, Düsseldorf) was a German painter.

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Lucian Michael Freud MP (1922 - 2011)

wikipedia "Sir Lucian Freud OM , CH was a British painter. Known chiefly for his thickly impasted portrait and figure paintings, he was widely considered the pre-eminent British artist of his time. H...

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Leo Mielziner, Sr. MP (1869 - 1935)

Leo Mielziner (8 December 1869 to 11 August 1935) was a noted portrait artist, and the son of Dr. Moses Mielziner, Rabbi and Rossette Mielziner. He was one of ten children, one who died in infancy, a...

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David Friedmann/Friedman MP (1893 - 1980)

David Friedmann was a painter, graphic artist and survivor of the Holocaust. He studied etching with Herman Struck and painting with Lovis Corinth in Berlin. He achieved acclaim as a painter known for ...

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Lucienne Dimitroff MP (1909 - 1999)

Lucienne Bloch (January 5, 1909 - March 13, 1999) was a Switzerland-born American artist. She was best known for her murals and for her association with the Mexican artist Diego Rivera, for whom she pr...

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Dina Babbitt MP (1923 - 2009)

Dina Babbitt (born Dina Gottliebová; January 23, 1923, Brno, Czechoslovakia – July 29, 2009, Felton, California) was an artist and Holocaust survivor. A U.S. citizen, she resided in San...

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William Zorach MP (1887 - 1966)

William Zorach (February 28, 1887 – November 15, 1966)[1] was a Lithuanian-born American sculptor, painter, printmaker, and writer. He won the Logan Medal of the arts. Contents [show] Early ...

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Hugo Ballin MP (1879 - 1956)

Hugo Ballin NA (March 7, 1879 – November 27, 1956)[1] was an American film director and muralist. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Ballin was born in New York City and studied at the Art Stud...

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Julian Hatton (1956 - d.)

Julian Burroughs Hatton III is an American landscape abstract artist from New York City whose paintings have appeared in galleries in the United States and France. The New York Times described his pa...

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Henrietta Johnston (c.1674 - 1729)

from Wikipedia: Henrietta de Beaulieu Dering Johnston (ca. 1674 – March 9, 1729) was a pastelist of uncertain origin active in the English colonies in North America from approximately 1708 unt...

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Geneva Mercer (1889 - 1984)

Geneva Mercer (January 27, 1889 – March 2, 1984) was an American artist from Alabama. Best known as a sculptor, she was also an accomplished painter in her later years. Although most of her ...

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Clara Weaver Parrish (1861 - 1925)

Clara Weaver Parrish (March 16, 1861 – November 11, 1925) was an American artist from Alabama. Although she produced a large amount of work in a wide array of media, she is best known for her ...

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William Clifford Hoople (1893 - 1943)

William Clifford Hoople (born October 20, 1893 in New York; died September 2, 1943 in New York "of a heart ailment"), married Marguerite (Marjorie) Landenberger (born October 24, 1893 in Pennsylvania; ...

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Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965)

Charles Sheeler (July 16, 1883 – May 7, 1965) was an American painter and commercial photographer. He is recognized as one of the founders of American modernism and one of the master photograp...

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Robertson Kirtland Mygatt (1861 - 1919)

Robertson K. Mygatt or 'R.K.', (1861–1919) was an American landscape painter and etcher working at the turn of the 20th century. He is often associated with the Tonalist movement which was bei...

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Maud Earl (1864 - 1943)

Maud Alice Earl (1864-1943) was an eminent British-American canine painter. Her works are much enjoyed by dog enthusiasts and also accurately record many breeds. Maud Earl died in New York in 1943 an...

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George Earl (1824 - 1908)

) George Earl (1824–1908) was a painter, primarily of sporting dogs and other animals. He was also the father of Maud Earl and Percy Earl, and the brother of Thomas Earl, all three of whom wer...

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Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823 - 1900)

Jasper Francis Cropsey (February 18, 1823 – June 22, 1900) was an important American landscape artist of the Hudson River School. Biography Cropsey was born on his father Jacob Rezeau Crop...

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Thomas Satterwhite Noble (CSA) (1835 - 1907)

Thomas Satterwhite Noble (May 29, 1835 - April 27, 1907) was an American painter and teacher. He served in the Confederate army and later became the first head of the McMicken School of Design. Bio...

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Matthew Harris Jouett (1788 - 1827)

Matthew Harris Jouett (Mercer County, Kentucky, 22 April 1788 - Lexington, Kentucky, 10 August 1827) was an American portrait painter. Jouett was the son of Sallie Robards and Jack Jouett, a hero o...

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Emil Ranzenhofer (1864 - 1930)

Emil RANZENHOFER: b.4 Jan 1864, Wien - d. 19 Oct 1930, Wien Ranzenhofer, Emil A prolific and talented artist. cf. various sources but significantly this following one: EMIL RANZENHOFER and al...

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Carl Schmitt (1889 - 1989)

) Carl Schmitt (May 6, 1889 – October 25, 1989) was an American painter, etcher, pastelist, and writer.

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Marion Mahony Griffin (1871 - 1961)

Marion Griffin (February 14, 1871 – August 10, 1961) was an American architect and artist. She was one of the first licensed female architects in the world, and is considered an original membe...

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Gerald Clery Murphy (1888 - 1964)

Gerald Clery Murphy and Sara Sherman Wiborg were wealthy, expatriate Americans who moved to the French Riviera in the early 20th century and who, with their generous hospitality and flair for parties...

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Leopold Gottlieb (1883 - 1934)

Leopold Gottlieb (born in 1883 in Drohobycz then in the Austrian sector of the Partitioned Poland, now Lviv region, Ukraine – died in Paris in 1934) was a Polish-Jewish modernist painter. His ...

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Maurycy Gottlieb (1856 - 1879)

Maurycy Gottlieb was a Jewish painter, the son of Polish speaking Galician Jews from the western area of Ukraine. He was born in Drohobych (at that time Austria-Hungary), Galicia, modern Lviv region,...

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Isidor Kaufmann MP (1853 - 1924)

Isidor Kaufmann From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Isidor Kaufmann (Hungarian: Kaufman(n) Izidor, Hebrew: איזידור קאופ...

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Warren Sibley Cushman (USA) (1845 - 1926)

from historical marker in Woodstock, Champaign County, Ohio: Warren Cushman was a respected painter, sculptor, photographer, musician, and inventor. He created the towering Cushman monument in Woodst...

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Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (1908 - 1992)

Maria Helena Vieira da Silva was a Portuguese-French abstractionist painter.

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James Roy Hopkins (1877 - 1969)

In 1898, Hopkins entered the Art Institute of Cincinnati, studying under noted artist Frank Duveneck and acquiring the academic draftsmanship that is prevalent in his work. After two years, he moved to...

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Adriano Sousa Lopes (1879 - 1944)

Adriano de Sousa Lopes foi um gravador e pintor modernista português. Foi o pintor oficial do Corpo Expedicionário Português. Painter of the Great War

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William "The Artist" Haskell Coffin (1878 - 1941)

; . findagrave ... William Coffin was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1878. Although little in known about his early life, his education started at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C...

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Carl Ostersetzer (1865 - c.1914)

Carl Ostersetzer (* 1850 in Brody;[1] † 1914 in Wien) war ein österreichischer Genremaler. Leben und Werke Carl Ostersetzer war zeitweise in München tätig. Er malte eher kle...

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Jon Whitcomb (1906 - 1988)

Jon Whitcomb (1906–1988) was an American illustrator. He was well known for his pictures of glamorous young women. He was born in Weatherford, Oklahoma and grew up in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He ...

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George Bellows (1882 - 1925)

George Wesley Bellows (August 12 or August 19, 1882 – January 8, 1925) was an American realist painter, known for his bold depictions of urban life in New York City, becoming, according to the...

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Carroll Dunham MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Carroll Dunham (born 1949) is an American painter who lives and works in New York and Connecticut. Working since the late 1970s, Dunham’s career reached critical ren...

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Frank Kelly Freas (1922 - 2005)

Frank Kelly Freas (27 August 1922 – 2 January 2005) was an American science fiction and fantasy artist with a career spanning more than 50 years. He was known as the "Dean of Science Fiction A...

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Chesley Bonestell (1888 - 1986)

Chesley Bonestell (January 1, 1888 – June 11, 1986) was an American painter, designer and illustrator. His paintings were a major influence on science fiction art and illustration, and he help...

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R. C. Gorman (1931 - 2005)

Rudolph Carl Gorman (July 26, 1931 – November 3, 2005) was a Native American artist of the Navajo Nation. Referred to as "the Picasso of American Indian art" by the New York Times , his painting...

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Corita Kent (1918 - 1986)

Corita Kent (November 20, 1918 – September 18, 1986), aka Sister Mary Corita Kent, was born Frances Elizabeth Kent in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Kent was an American Catholic nun, an artist, and an edu...

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Sarah Ann Long MP (1818 - 1878)

From KenSandersBooks : John Varah Long's position made him a powerful and influential member of the Mormon Church. His polygamous wife Sarah Ann Burbage Long , the first woman artist in Utah Territor...

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Paul Kane MP (1810 - 1871)

Paul Kane, Artist and Explorer ' 'In dedication to his works and their significant impact of History, through his paintings Dictionary of Canadian Biography Exploring the Explorers Original title...

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Charles Sprague Pearce (1851 - 1914)

Charles Sprague Pearce (October 13, 1851 - May 18, 1914) was an American artist. He is best known or a series of lunettes, paintings that he was commissioned to do for the Library of Congress in 1896.

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Diane Dufresne MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Diane Dufresne, CQ (born 30 September 1944 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a singer and painter, and has sung a number of classics of Quebec repertoire of popular songs. ...

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Robert Bob Hanf MP (1894 - 1944)

Bob Hanf (1894-1944) Bob Hanf was born on 25 November 1894 in Amsterdam, where his parents Joseph Hanf and Laura Romberg had settled shortly after their marriage. The Hanf family were assimilated G...

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Sophie Pemberton MP (1869 - 1893)

From Wikipedia (English) : Sophia Theresa "Sophie" Pemberton (13 February 1869 - 31 October 1959) was a Canadian painter. Despite the social limitations placed on female artists at the time, she made...

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Theresa Georgina Sassoon MP (1853 - 1947)

Theresa Thornycroft (1853–1947) was an English sculptor and painter. Theresa Thornycroft was born in 1853. She was a member of the Thornycroft family. Her father was Thomas Thornycroft (1815...

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Helen Thornycroft MP (1848 - 1937)

Source: Helen Thornycroft (1848 – 11 November 1937) was an English painter of the Victorian era. She was a member of the well-known Thornycroft family of sculptors, which included her matern...

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Ozias Leduc MP (1864 - 1955)

Ozias Leduc (October 8, 1864 - June 16, 1955) is one of Quebec's early painters. He was born in Saint-Hilaire-de-Rouville. Leduc produced many portraits, still lives and landscapes, as well as religiou...

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Elizabeth Duveneck MP (1846 - 1888)

Biography Elizabeth Boott Duveneck (American/Boston 1846-1888) Elizabeth Boott Duveneck's life reads like a Jamesian novel. She was, in fact, along with her widowed father, a model for characters...

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Frank Duveneck MP (1848 - 1919)

The following article is quite comprehensive and truly shows why Elizabeth Boott Duveneck and her husband, Frank Duveneck, and father, Francis Boott were used as models for the novel Portrait of a Lady...

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Philip Augustus Barnard (1812 - 1894)

Philip Augustus Barnard was a British painter who produced miniatures and portraits in oils, and his work was exhibited at the Royal Academy for almost forty-five years. He was married to fellow painte...

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Frida Kahlo MP (1907 - 1954)

Frida Kahlo de Rivera, born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón, was a Mexican painter born in Coyoacán. Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo's work is remembered for its...

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Robert Feke (c.1705 - 1750)

At 24 years of age Eleanor Cozzens married Robert Feke, a member of an old respected family of Oyster Bay, Long Island. While little has been written about Eleanor, Robert, who grew to become one of th...

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John White MP (c.1540 - c.1593)

John White (c. 1540 – c. 1593) was an English artist, and an early pioneer of English efforts to settle the New World. He was among those who sailed with Richard Grenville to North Carolina in...

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Maxfield Frederick Parrish (1870 - 1966)

Maxfield Parrish (July 25, 1870 – March 30, 1966) was an American painter and illustrator active in the first half of the twentieth century. He is known for his distinctive saturated hues and id...

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Stephen Parrish (1846 - 1938)

FATHER OF ARTIST MAXFIELD PARRISH ARTIST FROM THE TWENTIETH CENTURY BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY: PARRISH, Stephen, artist, was born in Philadelphia, Pa., July 9, 1846; son of Dillwyn and Susanna (M...

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Washington Allston MP (1779 - 1843)

From Wikipedia : Washington Allston (November 5, 1779 – July 9, 1843) was an American painter and poet, born in Waccamaw Parish, South Carolina. Allston pioneered America's Romantic movement o...

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George Whiting Flagg (1816 - 1897)

George Whiting Flagg (June 26, 1816 - January 5, 1897)(DOD- verified New York Times Jan. 12, 1897- Death List Of A Day) from New Haven, Connecticut, was an American painter of historical scenes and g...

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Jared Bradley Flagg (1820 - 1899)

Jared Bradley Flagg (June 16, 1820 - September 25, 1899) was an American painter from New Haven, Connecticut. He was the younger brother of artists George Whiting Flagg and Henry Collins Flagg III. H...

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Orra White Hitchcock (1796 - 1863)

Orra White Hitchcock (8 March 1796 – 26 May 1863) was one of America’s earliest women botanical and scientific illustrators and artists, best known for illustrating the scientific works...

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Albert Bierstadt (1830 - 1902)

Albert Bierstadt (January 7, 1830 – February 18, 1902) was a German-American painter best known for his lavish, sweeping landscapes of the American West. To paint the scenes, Bierstadt joined ...

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Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow (1845 - 1921)

Second son of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Ernest Longfellow became an accomplished artist, particularly a painter. He studied Art in Paris from 1865-1866 and under French artist Thomas Coutu...

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Fleur Fenton Cowles (1908 - 2009)

Fleur Fenton Cowles (January 20, 1908 – June 5, 2009) was an American writer, editor and artist best known as the creative force behind the short-lived Flair magazine. Personal Fleur Fen...

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McClelland Barclay (1891 - 1943)

Ref: news illustration 1937 - impending nuptials - 3rd wife Virginia Moore. Ref: news article - married for 13 years to 1st wife Nancy "Nan" McClelland. Ref: 1920 US Census

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Frederic Crowninshield (1845 - 1918)

Frederic Crowninshield (1845-1918) was an American artist and author. Life Crowningshield was born in Boston on November 27, 1845 into the Crowninshield family. His father was Edward Augustus...

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Sarah Choate Sears (1858 - 1935)

Sarah Choate Sears (1858–1935) was an American art collector, art patron, cultural entrepreneur, artist and photographer. Early life Sears, née Sarah Carlisle Choate, was born in Ca...

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John Singer Sargent MP (1856 - 1925)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Singer Sargent (January 12, 1856 – April 14, 1925) was an American artist, considered the "leading portrait painter of his generation" for his evocati...

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Henry Sargent (1770 - 1845)

Henry Sargent (baptized November 25, 1770 — February 21, 1845), American painter and military man, was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts. He was one of seven children born to Daniel and Mary (...

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Charles Dana Gibson (1867 - 1944)

Charles Dana Gibson (September 14, 1867 – December 23, 1944) was an American graphic artist, best known for his creation of the Gibson Girl, an iconic representation of the beautiful and indep...

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General Sir John Miller Adye GCB (1819 - 1900)

General Sir John Miller Adye GCB (1 November 1819 – 26 August 1900) was a British general and amateur artist. Military career Adye was the son of Major James P. Adye, born at Sevenoaks, Ke...

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Carolyn Brenneman Wyeth (1909 - 1994)

Carolyn Wyeth, daughter of N.C. Wyeth and sister of Andrew Wyeth, was a well-known artist in her own right. Her hometown was Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. She worked and taught out of N. C. Wyeth House an...

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Arshile Gorky MP (1904 - 1948)

Arshile Gorky ( born Vostanik Manuk Adoyan; April 15, 1904? – July 21, 1948) was an Armenian-born American painter who had a seminal influence on Abstract Expressionism. As such, his works were ...

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James Claypool, Jr. (c.1743 - 1822)

The Smithsonian Institution lists some 16 surviving portraits by/attributed to James Claypoole Jr. during his 'Philadelphia period' which lasted till 1769/1770, when he left, intending to visit Benjami...

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John Singleton Copley MP (1738 - 1815)

(portrait by Gilbert Stuart) John Singleton Copley (1738[1] – 1815) was an American painter, born presumably in Boston, Massachusetts, and a son of Richard and Mary Singleton Copley, both Iris...

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Alexander Cooper (1609 - 1660)

Alexander Cooper (December 11, 1609 - 1660) was an English Baroque miniature painter. Biography Cooper was born in London, the elder brother of the painter Samuel Cooper. He learned painting from...

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Samuel Cooper (1609 - 1672)

Samuel Cooper (1609 – May 5, 1672) was an English miniature painter, and younger brother of Alexander Cooper. Life He is believed to have been born in London, and was a nephew of John Hosk...

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Alicia Rhett (1915 - 2014)

Alicia Rhett (February 1, 1915 – January 3, 2014) was an American actress and portrait painter who is best remembered for her role as India Wilkes in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind. At the...

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Milly Childers (1866 - 1922)

Emily Maria Eardley Childers (1866 – 1922), known as Milly, was an English painter of the later Victorian era and the early twentieth century. She was the daughter of Hugh Culling Eardley Ch...

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John LaFarge (1835 - 1910)

John LaFarge (March 31, 1835 – November 14, 1910) was an American painter, muralist, stained glass window maker, decorator, and writer. Biography LaFarge was born in New York City to wealt...

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Elizabeth Ridgely "Betty" Gaither (1928 - 2010)

Elizabeth Ridgely "Betty"(Gaither) was an oil painter and printmaker. A resident of Annapolis Roads for 15 years, Betty was born in 1928, in Baltimore, the daughter of Lt. Gen. Ridgely Gaither and Do...

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Alfred Thomas Agate (1812 - 1846)

Alfred Thomas Agate (February 14, 1812, in Sparta, New York – January 5, 1846, Washington, D.C.) was a noted American artist, painter and miniaturist. Agate lived in New York from 1831...

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John Elliott (1858 - 1925)

) John Elliott (April 22, 1858 – May 26, 1925) was an artist, illustrator, and muralist. Born in Lincolnshire, England, he studied in Paris at the Académie Julian under Carolus-Duran. I...

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Thomas Buchanan Read (1822 - 1872)

Born in Corner Ketch, Pennsylvania, in 1822, Thomas Buchanan Read both painted and wrote about a fervently patriotic and idealistic subject matter. Befriending famed poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and...

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Margarett Sargent (1892 - 1978)

Margarett Sargent (1892-1978) was a Boston-born society woman, the fourth cousin of John Singer Sargent, and a lover or confidant of such diverse figures as Jane Bowles, George Luks, Betty Parsons, B...

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Kenneth Clifton Noland (1924 - 2010)

Kenneth Noland (April 10, 1924 – January 5, 2010) was an American abstract painter. He was one of the best-known American Color field painters, although in the 1950s he was thought of as an ab...

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Dominic Elwes MP (1931 - 1975)

Bede Evelyn Dominick Elwes (credited as Dominick Elwes or Dominic Elwes) (17 August 1931 – 5 September 1975) was an English portrait painter whose much publicized elopement with an heiress in ...

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T. C. Cannon (1946 - 1978)

Profile photo: Self Portrait in the Studio, a 1975 painting by T.C. Cannon. Tommy Wayne Cannon (September 27, 1946 in Lawton, Oklahoma – May 8, 1978) was an important Native American artist ...

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George W. Piggott (1852 - 1896)

History George was seven years old when the American Consul sent him to New York to live with an aunt after his father, an American citizen, was killed during an uprising of slaves in the tropics. He...

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Benjamin Liepman Prins MP (1860 - 1934)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Benjamin Liepman Prins (1860 – 1934) was a Dutch genre artist. Biography Benjamin Liepman Prins was born in Arnhem, Holland on January 21, 1860. He wa...

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Thomas Gambier Parry, J.P., D.L. (1816 - 1888)

Thomas Gambier Parry, J.P., D.L., (22 February 1816 – 28 September 1888) was an English artist and art collector. He is best remembered for his development of the Gambier Parry process of fres...

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