Born August 3~ Maria Wiik

Maria Catharina Wiik (August 3, 1853-June 19, 1928) was a Finnish painter. She worked principally with still life, genre images, landscape paintings, and portraits.
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Vanha Nainen by Maria Wiik
No date / Oil on canvas laid on board / 22″x18-1/2″ / Private collection

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Born August 2~ Käte Steinitz

Käte Traumann Steinitz (August 2, 1889-April 7, 1975) was a German-American artist, photographer, collector, writer, librarian, and expert on Leonardo da Vinci.
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Young Girl by Käte Steinitz / 1939 / Watercolor and chalk / Sheet: 17-1/2″x12-1/2″
UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

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Born August 1~ Jackie Ormes

Jackie Ormes (August 1, 1911-December 26, 1985) was the first syndicated African American woman cartoonist to be published in a newspaper.
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Torchy in Heartbeats by Jackie Ormes
August 4, 1951 / The Pittsburgh Courier / LOC Prints and Photographs Division, D.C.

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Born July 31~ Dindga McCannon

Dindga McCannon (born July 31, 1947) is an African-American fiber artist, muralist, costume designer, teacher, author, printmaker, and illustrator.
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Mary Lou Williams-Jazz Pianist by Dindga McCannon
2017 / Machine embroidery, appliqué, fabrics, vintage trim, plastic beads, sequins / 44″x31″ / Private collection

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Born July 30~ Betye Saar

Betye Irene Saar (born July 30, 1926) is an African-American artist known for her works in assemblage, collage, and printmaking.
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Gris-Gris Box by Betye Saar
1972 / Mixed-media assemblage / 29″x8-1/2″x2-3/4″ / Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

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Born July 29~ Antonietta Raphaël

Antonietta Raphaël Mafai (July 29, 1895-September 5, 1975) was an Italian artist of Jewish heritage and Lithuanian birth who, with her husband Mario Mafai and two other artists, founded the 20th-century art movement Scuola Romana.
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Le Tre Sorelle by Antonietta Raphaël
1936 / Colored concrete / 37-2/5″x23-3/5″x21-3/4″ / La Galleria Nazionale, Rome, Italy

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Born* (*baptized) July 28~ Judith Leyster

Judith Jans Leyster (baptised July 28, 1609-February 10, 1660) was a Dutch Golden Age artist who painted genre works, portraits, and still lifes.
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Still Life with a Basket of Fruit by Judith Leyster
c.1635-1640 / Oil on canvas / 26-3/4″x24-3/5″ / Private collection

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Born July 27~ Mary Abbott

Mary Lee Abbott (July 27, 1921-August 23, 2019) was an American abstract expressionist painter and one of three female members of the Artist’s Club in New York.
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All Green by Mary Abbott
c. 1954 / Oil on linen / 49″x45-1/8″ / Denver Art Museum, Colorado

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Born July 26~ May Alcott Nieriker

Abigail May Alcott Nieriker (July 26, 1840-December 29, 1879) was an American artist. She was the youngest sister of Louisa May Alcott and the basis for the character Amy in Little Women.
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May Alcott Nieriker, Still life with Owl by May Alcott Nieriker
1879 / Orchard House, Concord, MA / Image from Daily Art Magazine

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Born July 25~ Eleanore Mikus

Eleanore Mikus (July 25, 1927-September 6, 2017) was an American painter, printmaker, and educator whose work had a strong emphasis on material and experimentation.
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Untitled by Eleanore Mikus
1967 / Rose cloth and rubber bands on board / 8-1/4″x6-1/4″ / Private collection

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