Born March 2~ Irena Blühová

Irena Blühová (March 2, 1904-November 30, 1991) was a political activist and one of the first Slovak women photographers.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irena_Bl%C3%BChov%C3%A1

Jolanda by Irena Blühová
1933 / Gelatin silver print / 11″x15″ / The Museum of Avant-garde www.ma-g.org

Irena Blühová on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/irena-bl%C3%BChov%C3%A1/

Further reading:
https://craace.com/2021/02/25/artwork-of-the-month-february-2021-experiment-with-two-negatives-at-the-bauhaus-by-irena-bluhova-1932/
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/iren-bluh-irena-bluhova/
https://www.bauhauskooperation.com/knowledge/the-bauhaus/people/students/irena-bluehova/

Born March 1~ Fay King

Fay Barbara King (March 1889-presumed dead after 1954) was an American illustrator, journalist, and cartoonist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fay_King_(cartoonist)

Further reading:
https://www.denverpost.com/2017/10/15/denver-post-cartoonist-fay-king/
http://strippersguide.blogspot.com/2013/01/ink-slinger-profiles-fay-king.html
https://looking-for-mabel.webs.com/fayking.htm

Fay King Cartoon about death of Anne Sullivan: https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:b85164240

Scrapbook compiled by cartoonist and journalist, Fay King, 1916-1919:
https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:513610#?c=&m=&s=&cv=&xywh=-1656%2C0%2C5936%2C2999

Born February 29~ Augusta Savage

Augusta Savage (February 29, 1892-March 27, 1962) was an American sculptor and a teacher whose studio was important to the careers of a generation of artists.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta_Savage

Gwendolyn Knight by Augusta Savage
1934-35 / Painted plaster / 18 1/2″x8 1/2″x9″ / Seattle Art Museum, WA

Augusta Savage on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/augusta-savage/

Further reading:
https://www.antiquetrader.com/art/augusta-savage-a-groundbreaking-artist
http://www.hasta-standrews.com/features/2021/2/24/augusta-savage-and-the-harlem-renaissance
https://www.thejaxsonmag.com/article/the-harp-augusta-savages-lost-masterpiece/

Born February 28~ Emma Richardson Cherry

Emma Richardson Cherry (February 28, 1859-October 29, 1954) was an American painter of landscapes, still lifes, and portraits.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emma_Richardson_Cherry

Precious Bowl by Emma Richardson Cherry
c.1925 / Oil on canvas / 36″x26 1/8″ / The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Emma Richardson Cherry on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/emma-richardson-cherry/

Further reading:
https://www.heritagesociety.org/emma-richardson-cherry
https://glasstire.com/2013/04/27/emma-richardson-cherry-houstons-first-modern-artist-at-the-houston-public-library/
https://www.cherryhurstcivic.org/history.html

Born February 27~ Roselle Osk

Roselle Hellenberg Osk (1884–1954) was an American realist printmaker known for her drypoints and etchings.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roselle_Osk

Six O’clock by Roselle Osk
c.1935 / Drypoint / Plate: 10″x8″ / Various collections, including Ackland Art Museum at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC

Roselle Osk on invaluable.com:
https://www.invaluable.com/artist/osk-roselle-h-gah5x6tnta/sold-at-auction-prices/

Further reading:
https://www.askart.com/artist/Roselle_Hellenberg_Osk/70786/Roselle_Hellenberg_Osk.aspx
http://www.artoftheprint.com/artistpages/osk_roselle_hellenberg_fdroosevelt.htm
Obituary:  https://wp.me/a4lKvZ-5UX

Born February 26~ Annie Louisa Swynnerton

Annie Louisa Robinson Swynnerton ARA (February 26, 1844-October 24, 1933) was a British painter best known for her portrait and symbolist works.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Swynnerton

Miss Elizabeth Williamson on a Pony by Annie Louisa Swynnerton
1906 / Oil on canvas / 66 1/4″x51 3/5″ / Tate Britain, UK

Annie Louisa Swynnerton on Art UK:
https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/view_as/grid/search/keyword:annie-louisa-swynnerton

Further reading:
https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-43243536
https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v40/n18/inigo-thomas/at-manchester-art-gallery
https://artuk.org/discover/stories/annie-swynnerton-artist-and-activist

Born February 25~ June Tarpé Mills

June Tarpé Mills (February 25, 1918-December 12, 1988), known professionally as Tarpé Mills, is best known for her comic Miss Fury, featuring the first female action hero created by a woman.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_Tarp%C3%A9_Mills

Miss Fury cover by Tarpé Mills / Winter 1942-43 / Issue #1 / Timely Comics

June Tarpé Mills on the Grand Comics Database (GCD): https://www.comics.org/creator/12719/

Miss Fury #6: https://comicbookplus.com/?dlid=72389

Further reading:
https://www.tarpemills.com/
https://culturalgutter.com/2016/03/24/miss-fury-and-miss-mills/
https://theconversation.com/hidden-women-of-history-tarpe-mills-1940s-comic-writer-and-her-feisty-superhero-miss-fury-110179

Born February 24~ Ida Matton

Ida Elisabeth Matton (February 24, 1863-July 7, 1940) was a Swedish artist, primarily a sculptor, who was active in Paris for most of her adult life.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ida_Matton

Sculpted Portrait of a Woman by Ida Matton
1891 / Terracotta / 13 3/4″x15 3/4″x11 4/5″ / Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden

Ida Matton on the DigitalMuseum: https://tinyurl.com/183qtrut

Further reading:
https://skbl.se/en/article/IdaElisabethMatton
https://www.nationalmuseum.se/en/a-portrait-sculpted-by-ida-matton
The Artist Ida Matton (translated by Google)

Born February 23~ Broncia Koller-Pinell

Broncia Koller-Pinell (February 23, 1863-April 26, 1934) was an Austrian Expressionist painter said to be the first to bring attributes of French Impressionism into Austrian painting.
Biography on Jewish Women’s Archive: https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/koller-pinell-broncia

The Mother of the Artist by Broncia Koller-Pinell
1907 / Oil on canvas / 35 4/5″x30 1/2″ / Austrian Gallery Belvedere, Vienna, AT

Broncia Koller-Pinell on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/broncia-koller-pinell/

Further reading:
Broncia Koller-Pinell  1863-1934
https://www.schirn.de/en/magazine/context/broncia_koller_pinell_art_for_all_vienna_biography/
Forgotten Females Found

Born February 22~ Sarah Paxton Ball Dodson

Sarah Paxton Ball Dodson (February 22, 1847-January 8, 1906) was one of the leading American women artists in Paris during the 1880s.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Paxton_Ball_Dodson

Under the Weeping Ash Tree by Sarah Paxton Ball Dodson
1900 / Oil on canvas / 24″x18″ / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

Sarah Paxton Ball Dodson on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/sarah-paxton-ball-dodson/

Further reading:
http://arcadiasystems.org/academia/cassatt6b.html#dodson
https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23917/lot/51/
http://collection.imamuseum.org/artwork/55841/