Marguerite Mahood: Born July 29, 1901

Mahood-Marguerite-Henriette.-Australian-artist-1901-89

 via Marguerite Mahood (1901–1989, Australian) | THE GREAT CAT

Australian Dictionary of Biography~ http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/mahood-marguerite-henriette-14706
Marguerite Mahood (1901-1989)~ http://www.artnet.com/artists/marguerite-mahood/past-auction-results
Prints & Graphics~
http://www.artrecord.com/index.cfm/artist/8204-mahood-marguerite-henriette/medium/3-prints-and-graphics/
Artworks~ http://www.mutualart.com/Artist/Marguerite-Mahood/DDDF4D33FE2CF363/Artworks

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/29~

What American painter — best known for his genre paintings, paintings of scenes from everyday life, and portraits of people both famous and unknown — was a co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art?

What British advertising designer, poster artist, and illustrator won first place in a poster competition held by the London City Council in 1935, and from that point on freelanced as a graphic artist?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/07/29/july-29/

Beatrix Potter: Born on July 28, 1866

The Misty Miss Christy

YoungwDogHelen Beatrix Potter was born on 28th July 1866 at 2 Bolton Gardens, in Kensington, London to a wealthy family. Both Beatrix’s parents lived on inheritances from the cotton trade and, though qualified as a barrister, her father, Rupert, focused much of his time on his passion for art and photography. He and his wife, Helen, enjoyed an active social lifeBooks among a group of writers, artists and politicians and the family included many connoisseurs and practitioners of art. Helen herself was a fine embroiderer and watercolourist and Edmund Potter, PeterRabbitBeatrix’s paternal grandfather, was co-founder and president of the Manchester School of Design.
http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/b/biography-beatrix-potter/

Art lessons were provided but Beatrix found them barely tolerable. She politely rebelled,TomKitten secretly worried that copying another artist would compromise her own originality, and hoped that she “wouldn’t catch it.” More to her liking were outings with her father, an

sometime amateur photographer, to the…

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/25~

Which artist, born in Philadelphia in 1844, was in the vanguard of young painters who would shift the focus of American art from landscape to the figural subjects favored by the European academies?

Which American painter and illustrator enjoyed a career that lasted for more than half a century and helped shape the Golden Age of illustration and American visual arts?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/07/25/july-25/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/24~

Although he was considered a Spanish artist, this painter was born in Italy and most active in France, clearly more influenced by Parisian artists and never participating in national exhibitions in Spain.

A struggling and relatively unknown painter of Czech origin living in Paris, this artist achieved immediate fame when in December 1894 he accepted a commission to create a poster for Sarah Bernhardt.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/07/24/july-24/