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/

Born February 21~ Grace Carpenter Hudson

Grace Carpenter Hudson (1865–1937) was an American painter nationally known during her lifetime for portraits of the Pomo Indians of Northern California.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Hudson

Kai-Dai by Grace Carpenter Hudson
1913 / Oil on canvas / 23″x17″ / Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

Grace Carpenter Hudson on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/grace-carpenter-hudson/

Further reading:
https://collections.lacma.org/node/165565
https://www.gracehudsonmuseum.org/grace-hudson
https://criticalread.org/a-womans-work/

Born February 20~ Louisa Matthíasdóttir

Louisa Matthiasdottir (February 20, 1917-February 26, 2000) was an Icelandic-American painter.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisa_Matth%C3%ADasd%C3%B3ttir

Self-Portrait in Overalls by Louisa Matthíasdóttir
N.D. / 68″x38″ / National Academy of Design, New York

Louisa Matthíasdóttir on Wikiart: https://www.wikiart.org/en/louisa-matthiasdottir

Further reading:
https://louisamatthiasdottir.com/
https://www.macdowell.org/artists/louisa-matthiasdottir
https://hyperallergic.com/101690/a-painters-sensuous-discipline/

Born February 19~ Gabriele Münter

Gabriele Münter (February 19, 1877-May 19, 1962) was a German expressionist painter who was at the forefront of the Munich avant-garde in the early 20th century.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriele_M%C3%BCnter

Lady in an Armchair, Writing by Gabriele Münter
1929 / Oil on canvas / 24 1/5″x18 1/5″ / Municipal Gallery of the Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

Gabriele Münter on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/gabriele-m%C3%BCnter/

Further reading:
https://nmwa.org/art/artists/gabriele-munter/
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/gabriele-munter/
https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2018/07/06/when-female-artists-stop-being-seen-as-muses/

Born February 18~ Takako Saito

Takako Saito (born 1929) is a Japanese artist closely associated with Fluxus, the international collective of avant-garde artists that was active primarily in the 1960s and 1970s.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takako_Saito

70 cm. x 70 cm’s Freedom by Takako Saito
1991 / Assemblage: Iron box containing different objects with magnet / 39 2/5″x28″x6″

Takako Saito on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/takako-saito/

More links:
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/takako-saito/
https://www.fondazionebonotto.org/en/collection/fluxus/saitotakako
https://www.fluxus-plus.de/2655.html

Born February 17~ Gertrude Abercrombie

Gertrude Abercrombie (February 17, 1909-July 3, 1977) was a surrealist painter based in Chicago.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_Abercrombie

Self-Portrait in Green by Gertrude Abercrombie
1938 / Oil on canvas / Collection of the Illinois State Museum

Gertrude Abercrombie on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/gertrude-abercrombie/

Further reading:
https://hyperallergic.com/459812/a-surrealist-painter-who-collaborated-with-the-chicago-jazz-scene/
https://lithub.com/on-surrealist-gertrude-abercrombie-queen-of-the-bohemian-artists/
https://www.artnews.com/art-news/artists/gertrude-abercrombie-who-is-she-famous-works-1234578346/

Born February 16~ Mary Jane Peale

Mary Jane Peale (February 16, 1827-November 22, 1902) was an American painter, and among the last members of the Peale family to paint professionally.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Jane_Peale

Rubens Peale, Aged 71 by Mary Jane Peale
1855 / Oil on canvas / 30″x25″ / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

Mary Jane Peale on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/mary-jane-peale/

Further reading:
http://collection.thewestmoreland.org/artist-maker/info/123
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/58471047/mary-jane-peale
https://www.amphilsoc.org/blog/mary-jane-peale-forgotten-peale-painter

Born February 14~ Marion Mahony Griffin

Architect, community planner, and delineator Marion Mahony Griffin, the second woman to graduate in architecture from MIT, worked in the United States, Australia, and India.
Biography on Pioneering Women of American Architecture:
https://pioneeringwomen.bwaf.org/marion-mahony-griffin/

Griffin’s unpublished autobiography: https://archive.artic.edu/magicofamerica/index.html

Marion Mahony Griffin on the Ryerson and Burnham Art & Architecture Archive

Further reading:
https://www.griffinsociety.org/marion-mahony-griffin/
https://www.notjustjanejacobs.com/home/marion-mahony-griffin-great-architectural-delineator
https://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/stories/marion-mahony-griffin-architect-environmentalist-visionary