Born April 4~ Constance Marie Charpentier

Constance-Marie Blondelu Charpentier (April 4, 1767-August 3, 1849) was a French painter, considered one of the finest portraitists of her time.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_Marie_Charpentier

Young Girl with Pearl by Constance Marie Charpentier
1807 / Oil on canvas / 15 9/10″x13″ / Private collection

Constance-Marie Blondelu Charpentier on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/constance-marie-blondelu-charpentier/

Further reading:
Google translation of biography on New Athens Gallery
Constance Marie Charpentier on French Ministry of Culture site
http://herner.co.uk/works/charpentier-constance-marie/

“The Melancholy of Misattribution: Constance Charpentier”:
https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/18699/melancholy-misattribution-constance-charpentier

Born April 3~ Zella de Milhau

Zella de Milhau (1870–1954) was an American printmaker, illustrator, ambulance driver, community organizer, and motorcycle policewoman. She studied at the Art Students League of New York and at William Merritt Chase’s Shinnecock Summer School of Art in Southampton, NY.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zella_de_Milhau

Boats Along Shore by Zella De Milhau
N.D. / Etching / Image: 4 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ / Private collection

Zella de Milhau on guildhall.org: https://pc.guildhall.org/artpress_artist/zella-de-milhau/

Further reading:
https://patch.com/new-york/southampton/from-the-archives-zella-de-milhau-was-conventionalitys-enemy
https://www.brownstonedetectives.com/miss-zella-milhaus-greenest-block-in-brooklyn-1902/
https://www.eastendbeacon.com/last-laff-for-art-villages-laffalot/

Shinnecock Summer School of Art: The Art Village: https://aaqeastend.com/contents/the-art-village/

Born April 2~ Émilie Charmy

Émilie Charmy (April 2, 1878-June 7, 1974) was an artist in France’s early avant-garde.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89milie_Charmy

Self Portrait by Émilie Charmy / c.1930 / Oil on canvas / 22″x18″ / Private Collection

Émilie Charmy on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/emilie-charmy/

Further reading:
http://emiliecharmy.fr/en/biography.php
http://www.emiliecharmy.org/index.php/resources
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/emilie-charmy/

Born April 1~ Jacoba van Heemskerck

Jacoba Berendina van Heemskerck van Beest (April 1, 1876-August 2, 1923) was a Dutch painter, stained glass designer, and graphic artist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacoba_van_Heemskerck

Composition No. 18 by Jacoba van Heemskerck
1915 / Oil on canvas / 34 1/4″x30 1/2″ / Kunstmuseum Den Haag, Netherlands

Jacoba van Heemskerck on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/jacoba-heemskerck-van-beest/

Further reading:
https://modjourn.org/biography/heemskerck-van-beest-jacoba-van-1876-1923/
Google translation of Kunsthalle Bielefeld: Jacoba van Heemskerck
https://thehistoryofpaintingrevisited.weebly.com/jacoba-van-heemskerck.html

Born March 31~ Jay DeFeo

Jay DeFeo (March 31, 1929-November 11, 1989) was an American artist and a pivotal figure in the 1950s San Francisco community of Beat artists, musicians, and poets.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_DeFeo

The Rose by Jay DeFeo
1958-66 / Oil with wood and mica on canvas / 128 7/8″x92 1/4″x11″ / Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC

Jay DeFeo on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/jay-defeo/

Further reading:
https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2013/05/14/romance-of-the-rose-on-jay-defeo/
https://www.kqed.org/arts/13852622/jay-defeo-san-jose-museum-of-art-undersoul
https://www.jaydefeofoundation.org/

Born March 30~ Raquel Rabinovich

Raquel Rabinovich is an Argentinian-American artist known for monochromatic paintings and drawings, large-scale glass sculpture environments, and site-specific installations.
Biography on her website: https://www.raquelrabinovich.com/biography

Untitled by Raquel Rabinovich
1983 / Lithograph / 28 1/3″x21 1/4″ / Banco de la República, Colombia

Raquel Rabinovich on Abstraction in Action: http://abstractioninaction.com/artists/raquel-rabinovich/#

Further reading:
https://hutchinsonmodern.com/artists/32-raquel-rabinovich/
https://www.pkf-imagecollection.org/artist/Raquel_Rabinovich/works/6553
http://www.garciamontero.org/the-river-library-of-raquel-rabinovich-the-gateless-gates1

Born March 29~ Dora Carrington

Dora de Houghton Carrington (March 29, 1893-March 11, 1932), known generally as Carrington, was an English painter and decorative artist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dora_Carrington

Spanish Boy, the Accordion Player by Dora Carrington
c.1924 / Oil on canvas / 25″x20″ / The Higgins Bedford, Bedford, UK

Dora Carrington on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/dora-carrington/

Further reading:
https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/artists/dora-carrington
https://www.artuk.org/discover/artists/carrington-dora-18931932
https://www.tate.org.uk/art/art-terms/b/bloomsbury/lifestyle-lives-and-legacy-bloomsbury-group

Born March 28~ Grace Hartigan

Grace Hartigan (March 28, 1922-November 15, 2008) was a leading Abstract Expressionist known for incorporating representational imagery into her abstract canvases.
Biography on Guggenheim: https://www.guggenheim-venice.it/en/art/artists/grace-hartigan/

Eleanor of Aquitaine by Grace Hartigan
1983 / Oil on canvas / 77 3/4″x71 3/4″ / Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

Grace Hartigan on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/grace-hartigan/

Further reading:
https://americanart.si.edu/videos/meet-artist-grace-hartigan-154369
https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/grace-will-excerpt-mary-gabriels-new-book-ninth-street-women-painter-grace-hartigan-art-market-changes-1950s-11040/
https://www.baltimoresun.com/bal-hartigan040206-story.html

Born March 27~ Daphne Todd

Daphne Todd OBE (born March 27, 1947) is an English artist and was the first female President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daphne_Todd

Baron Sainsbury of Preston Candover by Daphne Todd
2001 / Oil on birch panel / 60 1/4″x42″ / National Portrait Gallery, London

Daphne Todd on Art UK: https://www.artuk.org/discover/artists/todd-daphne-b-1947

Further reading:
https://therp.co.uk/portfolio/daphne-todd-obe-pprp-neac/
https://www.painters-online.co.uk/tips-techniques/interview/articles/being-a-judge-on-the-big-painting-challenge/
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2010/jun/22/last-portrait-of-mother-portrait

Born March 26~ Ethel Gabain

Painter and lithographer Ethel Léontine Gabain, later Ethel Copley, (March 26, 1883-January 30, 1950) was one of six female artists selected as official war artists during the Second World War.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethel_L%C3%A9ontine_Gabain

Women Welders at Williams & Williams, Chester by Ethel Gabain
1940s / Oil on canvas / 39 1/2″x37″ / Grosvenor Museum, Chester, UK

Ethel Gabain on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ethel-gabain/

Further reading:
https://busheymuseum.org/artists-ethel-gabain/
https://www.gerrishfineart.com/search.asp?types=Gabain%2C+Ethel+%281883%2D1950%29
http://westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/working-women/