Born October 26~ Marthe Donas

Belgian modernist artist Marthe Donas (October 26, 1885-January 31, 1967) was a pioneer of avant-garde painting in a career that evolved from cubism to the abstract.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marthe_Donas

Still Life with Coffee Pot by Marthe Donas
c.1917–18 / Oil on composition board / 20-5/16″x15″ / Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

Marthe Donas on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marthe-donas/

Further reading:
https://www.group2gallery.com/marthe-donas.html
http://www.marthedonas.be/
Musée Marthe Donas :https://bit.ly/3Emwj3X

Born October 25~ Vija Celmins

Vija Celmins (born October 25, 1938) is a Latvian American artist, sculptor, and printmaker best known for her photo-based drawings and paintings.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vija_Celmins

Letter by Vija Celmins / 1968
Collage and graphite on acrylic ground on paper / 13-1/4″x18-1/8″ / Matthew Marks Gallery, NY & LA

Vija Celmins on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/vija-celmins/

Further reading:
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/vija-celmins/
https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/vija-celmins-2731/explore-art-vija-celmins
https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/features/vija-celmins-learning-resource

Born October 24~ Marianne North

Marianne North (October 24, 1830-August 30, 1890) was an English botanical artist, writer, and world traveler who visited 15 countries in 14 years.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marianne_North

Honeyflowers and Honeysuckers, South Africa by Marianne North
c.1882 / Oil on board / 20″x13-3/4″ / Marianne North Gallery, Kew Gardens, London, UK

Marianne North on Art UK: https://artuk.org/visit/venues/marianne-north-gallery-5000

Further reading:
https://www.lindahall.org/marianne-north/
https://www.kew.org/read-and-watch/marianne-north-botanical-artist
https://www.artiststudiomuseum.org/blog/marianne-north-pioneering-botanical-artist/

Born October 23~ Lygia Clark

Lygia Clark (October 23, 1920-April 25, 1988) was a Brazilian painter, sculptor, and installation artist. Her later works were more holistic with a focus on psychotherapy and healing.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lygia_Clark

Bicho Pássaro do Espaço by Lygia Clark
1960 / Aluminum / 19-3/4″x20″x3/8″ / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA

Lygia Clark on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/lygia-clark/

Further reading:
https://www.latinamericanart.com/en/artist/lygia-clark/
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/lygia-clark/
https://www.newcitybrazil.com/2021/10/04/sensorial-aesthetics-a-new-exhibition-encompasses-lygia-clarks-four-decade-career/

Born October 22~ Henriette Wyeth

Henriette Wyeth Hurd (October 22, 1907-April 3, 1997), the eldest daughter of illustrator N.C. Wyeth, was an American artist noted for her portraits and still life paintings.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henriette_Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth by Henriette Wyeth
1956 / Oil on canvas / 17-5/16 x 15-3/16″ / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, DC

Henriette Wyeth on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/henriette-wyeth/

Further reading:
https://www.anart4life.com/a-forgotten-wyeth-henriette/
https://www.antiquesandthearts.com/magical-real-henriette-wyeth-and-peter-hurd/
https://www.brandywine.org/museum/about/wyeth-family-artists

Born October 21~ Brigitte Coudrain

Brigitte Coudrain (born October 21, 1934) is a French engraver, painter, and illustrator.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigitte_Coudrain

New York City by Brigitte Coudrain
1967 / Color lithograph / 21″x18″ / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

Brigitte Coudrain on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/brigitte-coudrain/

Further reading:
https://www.mchampetier.com/Brigitte-Coudrain-2154-en-others.html
http://www.artoftheprint.com/artistpages/coudrain_brigitte_troissoucis.htm
https://artisticafineart.com/blogs/artist-biography/tagged/brigitte-coudrain

Born October 20~ Ella Bergmann-Michel

Ella Bergmann-Michel (October 20, 1896-August 8, 1971) was a German abstract artist, photographer, and documentary filmmaker.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Bergmann-Michel

Fischlein Rot Stech Dich Tot by Ella Bergmann-Michel / 1918
Pen and India ink and red ink, gold paint, gouache, watercolor, pencil and printed paper collage on paper
19-5/8″x16-1/8″ / Private collection

Ella Bergmann-Michel on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ella-bergmann-michel/

Further reading:
http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/artists/1522/ella-bergmann-michel-german-1896-1971/
https://www.artsy.net/article/jshtngn-collagestudie-horizontal-1926-and-the-lost-work-of
https://festival.ilcinemaritrovato.it/en/sezione/la-donna-con-la-kinamo-ella-bergmann-michel/

Born October 19~ Jacqueline Marval

Jacqueline Marval was the pseudonym for Marie Josephine Vallet (October 19, 1866-May 28, 1932), who was a French painter, lithographer and sculptor.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Marval

La belle Gretchen by Jacqueline Marval
ND / Oil on canvas / 24″x19-3/4″ / Private collection

Jacqueline Marval on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/jacqueline-marval/

Further reading:
https://www.jacqueline-marval.com/biography
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/jacqueline-marval/
https://www.museemusings.com/home/jacqueline-marval

Born on October 18~ Fanny Y. Cory

Fanny Young Cory (October 18, 1877-July 28, 1972) was an illustrator for magazines and books, a watercolorist, and one of America’s first female syndicated cartoonists.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fanny_Cory

Illustration for The Fanny Cory Mother Goose by Fanny Y. Cory
1913 / 11″x9″, 73 pages / Bobs-Merrill Company Publishers, NY

Fanny Y. Cory on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/fanny-y-cory/

Further reading:
https://fycory.com/
https://www.dbdowd.com/illustration-history/2015/11/13/fanny-young-cory
http://montanawomenshistory.org/drawing-on-motherhood-the-cartoons-and-illustrations-of-fanny-cory-cooney/
https://library.osu.edu/site/cartoons/2019/01/10/student-post-the-life-of-cartoonist-and-illustrator-fanny-y-cory/

Born October 17~ Marina Núñez del Prado

Bolivian artist Marina Núñez del Prado (October 17, 1910-September 9, 1995) was one of the most respected sculptors from Latin America. She carved from native Bolivian woods, as well as black granite, alabaster, basalt, and white onyx.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marina_N%C3%BA%C3%B1ez_del_Prado

Flores de los Andes by Marina Núñez del Prado
c.1945 / Glazed terracotta / 22-1/5″x15-3/4″ / Private collection

Marina Núñez del Prado on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marina-nunez-del-prado/

Further reading:
https://www.latamart.com/profile/marina-nunez-del-prado/
https://ww3.aauw.org/2012/02/22/meet-marina-nunez-del-prado-famed-bolivian-artist/
https://msi-gob-pe.translate.goog/portal/cultura/casa-museo-marina-nunez-del-prado/?_x_tr_sch=http&_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=nui,sc