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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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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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Elizabeth Borglum (1848 - 1922)

Elizabeth BORGLUM 1848 - 1922 Elizabeth Jaynes Borglum was born in Racine, Wisconsin on December 21, 1848, the daughter of Julia (Collins) and Isaac Jaynes. Elizabeth studied art and music in Boston,...

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Jimmy Swinnerton (1875 - 1974)

James Guilford Swinnerton (November 13, 1875 – September 8, 1974) was an American cartoonist and a landscape painter of the Southwest deserts. He was known as Jimmy to some and Swinny to other...

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Samuel Bookatz (1910 - 2009)

Samuel Bookatz, 99 D.C. artist had an eclectic range By Patricia Sullivan Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Samuel Bookatz, 99, an artist whose talents took him from a bo...

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Otto Classen (1868 - 1939)

Otto Classen was Born in Dresden, Germany, in 1868. Classen studied in Europe during the height of Impressionism. In 1898, he emigrated to Southern California and settled in Santa Monica, bringing his ...

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Robert Winthrop Chanler (1872 - 1930)

Robert Winthrop Chanler Robert Winthrop Chanler (1872–1930) was an American artist. He was born in New York City to John Winthrop Chanler and Margaret Astor Ward, in a sea of wealthy and i...

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William Henry Jackson (1843 - 1942)

William Henry Jackson (April 4, 1843 – June 30, 1942) was an American painter, Civil War veteran, geological survey photographer and an explorer famous for his images of the American West. He ...

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Spencer Frederick Gore (1878 - 1914)

Spencer Frederick Gore (26 May 1878 – 25 March 1914) was a British painter of landscapes, music-hall scenes and interiors, usually with single figures. He was the first president of the Camden T...

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Ralph E. W. Earl, Artist (c.1785 - 1838)

Ralph E. W. Earl, portraitist, was the son of Connecticut painter Ralph Earl (1751-1801) and his second wife, Anne Whiteside of Norwich, England. Born in England, Earl studied under his father in North...

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Tudor St. George Tucker (1862 - 1906)

Tudor St George Tucker (28 April 1862 - 21 December 1906) was born in Finchley in Middlesex the son of Captain Charlton Nassau Tucker, a retired cavalry officer in the East India Company's service. He ...

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Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874 - 1927)

Louis Agassiz Fuertes (February 7, 1874 Ithaca, New York – August 22, 1927 Unadilla) was an American ornithologist, illustrator and artist. He set new standards for ornithological art and is c...

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Gilbert White (1877 - 1939)

) Thomas Gilbert White (July 18, 1877 - February 17, 1939) was an American painter, now best remembered for his murals. His brothers Stewart Edward White and Roderick White also achieved acclaim as a...

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James Ormsbee Chapin (1887 - 1975)

James Ormsbee Chapin (9 July 1887 - 12 July 1975) was an American painter and illustrator. Chapin was born in West Orange, New Jersey, studied at Cooper Union, the Art Students League of New York...

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Robert Wilson Andrews (1837 - 1922)

Robert Wilson Andrews (1837-1922) was a Hawaii-born artist and engineer. His father Lorrin Andrews (1795–1868) was an early American missionary to Hawaii and a judge. Prior to leaving Hawaii i...

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Sir Oswald Birley, MC, RA (1880 - 1952)

Oswald Birley, Sir George Stanley (Governor of Fort St-George). Government Museum Chennai, India Sir Oswald Hornby Joseph Birley, MC, RA (31 March 1880 – 6 May 1952) was an English portrait pain...

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William Hogarth MP (1697 - 1764)

William Hogarth (10 November 1697 – 26 October 1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic, and editorial cartoonist who has been credited with pioneering weste...

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James Thornhill MP (c.1675 - 1734)

Sir James Thornhill (25 July 1675 or 1676 – 4 May 1734) was an English painter of historical subjects, in the Italian baroque tradition. Life James Thornhill was born in Melcombe Regis...

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Matthew Fortescue Moresby (1827 - 1919)

Matthew Fortescue Moresby (1827–1919) was secretary to his father until he moved to Sydney, New South Wales where he became a well known painter and photographer. Sketcher, amateur photographe...

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Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe (1762 - 1850)

Elizabeth Simcoe (September 22, 1762 – January 17, 1850) was an artist and diarist in colonial Canada. She was the wife of John Graves Simcoe, the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada. ...

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James Montgomery Flagg MP (1877 - 1960)

James Montgomery Flagg (June 18, 1877 – May 27, 1960) was an American artist and illustrator. He worked in media ranging from fine art painting to cartooning, but is best remembered for his po...

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Frances Anne Beechey (1838 - 1919)

Frances Anne Hopkins -Beechey Frances Anne Hopkins was an English painter. She was the daughter of Frederick William Beechey. In 1858, she married a Hudson's Bay Company official, Edward Hopkins, who...

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George Duncan Beechey (1798 - 1852)

George Duncan Beechey George Duncan Beechey was an English portrait painter, the fourth of Sir William Beechey’s eighteen children by Ann Phyllis Jessop (*3 August 1764), and a godson of Georg...

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Sir William Beechey (1753 - 1839)

Sir William Beechey Sir William Beechey (12 December 1753 – 28 January 1839), English portrait-painter, born at Burford, Oxfordshire. He was originally meant for a conveyancer, but a strong ...

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Elizabeth Southerden Thompson, Lady Butler (1846 - 1933)

familytreemaker... ; en.wikipedia... ; Elizabeth Southerden Thompson, Lady Butler (3 November 1846 – 2 October 1933) was a British painter, one of the few female painters to achieve fame for...

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William Homer Leavitt (1868 - 1951)

William Homer Leavitt (April 23, 1868 – August 8, 1951) was an American portrait painter who married the daughter of politician William Jennings Bryan. For a time, Leavitt was a sought-after s...

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D. Howard Hitchcock (1861 - 1943)

David Howard Hitchcock (1861–1943) was an American painter of the Volcano School, known for his depictions of Hawaii. Life David Howard Hitchcock was born May 15, 1861 in Hilo, Hawaii....

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Herbert Dickens "Herbie" Ryman (1910 - 1989)

Herbert "Herbie" Dickens Ryman (June 28, 1910 – February 10, 1989) was a Disney imagineer, and fine art painter. His sister, Lucille Carroll helped fund the Ryman-Carroll Foundation. He was ...

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Jane Emmet de Glehn (1873 - 1961)

Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn (1873 – 20 February 1961) was an American figure and portrait painter. Early life Born in New Rochelle, New York, she was the youngest daughter of ten siblings...

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Lydia Field Emmet MP (1866 - 1952)

Lydia Field Emmet (January 23, 1866 - August 16, 1952) was an American artist best known for her work as a portraitist. She studied with, among others, prominent artists such as William Merritt Chase...

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Edward Hicks (1780 - 1849)

Edward Hicks (April 4, 1780 – August 23, 1849) was an American folk painter and distinguished minister of the Society of Friends. He became a Quaker icon because of his paintings. Life and...

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Clyde du Vernet Hunt (1861 - 1941)

A member of one of Vermont’s most distinguished families, Clyde du Vernet Hunt was born in Glasgow, Scotland while his parents, Leavitt Hunt and Katherine L. [Jarvis] Hunt, were traveling in E...

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William Morris Hunt, Artist (1824 - 1879)

William Morris Hunt (March 31, 1824 – September 8, 1879), American painter, was born at Brattleboro, Vermont to Jane Maria (Leavitt) Hunt and Hon. Jonathan Hunt, who raised one of the preemine...

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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1st Baronet, OM MP (1836 - 1912)

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, OM, RA ( /ˈælmə ˈtædɪmə/;[1] 8 January 1836 – 25 June 1912) was a Dutch painter. Born in Dronrijp, the Netherland...

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Lilla Cabot Perry (1848 - 1933)

Lilla Cabot Perry (January 13, 1848—February 28, 1933) was an American artist who worked in the Impressionist style, rendering portraits and landscapes in the free form manner of her mentor, C...

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Cecilia Beaux (1855 - 1942)

Cecilia Beaux (May 1, 1855 – September 7, 1942) was an American society portraitist, in the nature of John Singer Sargent. She was a near contemporary of better-known American artist Mary Cass...

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John James Audubon MP (1785 - 1851)

John James Audubon (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, hunter, and painter. He painted, catalogued, and described the birds of North America in a...

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Worthington Whittredge (1820 - 1911)

Thomas Worthington Whittredge (May 22, 1820 – February 25, 1910) was an American artist of the Hudson River School. Whittredge was a highly regarded artist of his time, and was friends with se...

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Charles M. Russell ('the cowboy artist') (1864 - 1926)

Charles Marion Russell (March 19, 1864 – October 24, 1926), also known as C. M. Russell, Charlie Russell, and "Kid" Russell, was an artist of the Old American West. Russell created more than 2...

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Frederic Remington MP (1861 - 1909)

Frederic Sackrider Remington (October 4, 1861 – December 26, 1909) was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer who specialized in depictions of the Old American West, specifical...

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George Catlin (1796 - 1872)

George Catlin (July 26, 1796 – December 23, 1872) was an American painter, author and traveler who specialized in portraits of Native Americans in the Old West. The nearly complete surviving...

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Anna Botsford Comstock (1854 - 1930)

Anna Botsford Comstock (September 1, 1854 – August 24, 1930), was an American artist, educator, conservationist, and a leader of the nature study movement, born in Otto, New York, to Marvin an...

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William Warner Major, Sr. (1804 - 1854)

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Brigham Young Company (1848) Approximate age at departure: 44 In England William Warner Major was a miniaturist, an artist who painted photograph-siz...

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Seth Eastman (1808 - 1875)

Seth Eastman (1808–1875) and his second wife Mary Henderson Eastman (1818 – 24 February 1887 were instrumental in recording Native American life. He built a reputation as a major illustra...

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