Born January 15~ Marie Victoire Jaquotot

Marie-Victoire Jaquotot (January 15, 1772-April 27, 1855) was a 19th-century French painter.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Victoire_Jaquotot

Casket for Louis XVIII’s snuffbox also contained painted miniatures to be fitted successively into the lid of the snuffbox. They were painted by Marie-Victoire Jaquotot. Details, description here:
https://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/casket-louis-xviiis-snuffbox

Marie Victoire Jaquotot on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marie-victoire-jaquotot/

Further reading:
https://www.oxfordartonline.com/groveart/
Marie Victoire Jaquotot
https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/old-master-paintings-n08952/lot.287.html

Born January 14~ Berthe Morisot

Berthe Marie Pauline Morisot (January 14, 1841-March 2, 1895) was a French Impressionist painter.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berthe_Morisot

Le Cerisier by Berthe Morisot
1891 / Oil on canvas / 60 3/5″x33″ / Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris, FR

Berthe Morisot on WikiArt: https://www.wikiart.org/en/berthe-morisot

Further reading:
https://nmwa.org/art/artists/berthe-morisot/
https://mymodernmet.com/berthe-morisot-biography/
https://blog.bridgemanimages.com/berthe-morisot-portrait-of-an-artist/

Born January 13~ Hanna Pauli

Hanna Hirsch-Pauli (January 13, 1864-December 29, 1940) was a Swedish painter.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanna_Hirsch-Pauli

A Bavarian Peasant Girl by Hanna Pauli
1885-1887 / Oil on canvas / 35 4/5″x28 3/4″ / Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden

Hanna Hirsch-Pauli on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/hanna-hirsch-pauli/

Further reading:
https://arthur.io/art/hanna-hirsch-pauli
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/hanna-hirsch-pauli/
https://www.dailyartmagazine.com/hanna-hirsch-pauli/

Born January 12~ Evelyn Ackerman

Evelyn Ackerman (January 12, 1924-November 28, 2012)
was a California Midcentury Modern artist and designer.

Obituary, American Craft Council:
https://www.craftcouncil.org/post/remembering-evelyn-ackerman

Cat and Bird in Tree by Evelyn Ackerman
1963 / Hand-woven wool with dyes / 23 1/4″x44″ / Private collection

Evelyn Ackerman on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/evelyn-ackerman/2

Further reading:
https://www.ackermanmodern.com/studio/wall-hangings/
https://www.ackermanmodern.com/our-story/
https://www.midcenturyhome.com/the-ackermans-love-for-design/

Born January 11~ Marsha Burns

Marsha Burns (born Seattle, WA, 1945) is an American photographer.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marsha_Burns

Untitled by Marsha Burns
1978 / Gelatin silver print / 8 5/8″x6 5/8″ / Princeton University Art Museum, NJ

Marsha Burns on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marsha-burns/

Further reading:
https://americanart.si.edu/artist/marsha-burns-672
https://www.prographicagallery.com/artist/marsha-burns
https://www.mocp.org/detail.php?type=related&kv=6933&t=people

Born January 10~ Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth (January 10, 1903-May 20, 1975) was an English artist and sculptor.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Hepworth

Hollow Form (Penwith) by Barbara Hepworth / 1955-56
Lagos wood, partly painted / 35 3/8″x35 7/8″x25 5/8″ / MoMA, NY, NY

The Hepworth Wakefield Museum: https://hepworthwakefield.org/artist/barbara-hepworth/

Further reading:
https://nmwa.org/art/artists/barbara-hepworth/
https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/dame-barbara-hepworth-1274
https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/10/barbara-hepworth-born-january-10-1903-2/

Born January 9~ Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (January 9, 1875-April 18, 1942) was an American sculptor,
art patron and collector, and founder in 1931 of the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_Vanderbilt_Whitney

Spanish Peasant by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
1913 / Bronze on marble base / Excluding base: 9 3/4″x7 1/2″x7 1/4″ / Graham Shay 1857 gallery, NYC

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/gertrude-vanderbilt-whitney/

Further reading:
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/gertrude-vanderbilt-whitney/
https://www.newnetherlandinstitute.org/history-and-heritage/dutch_americans/gertrude-vanderbilt-whitney/#
https://crystalbridges.org/blog/womens-history-month-gertrude-vanderbilt-whitney/

Born January 8~ Elisabetta Sirani

Elisabetta Sirani (January 8, 1638-August 28, 1665) was an Italian Baroque painter and printmaker.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabetta_Sirani

Virgin and Child by Elisabetta Sirani
1663 / Oil on canvas / 34″x27 1/2″ / National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC

Elisabetta Sirani on Obelisk art history project: https://arthistoryproject.com/artists/elisabetta-sirani/

Further reading:
https://www.uffizi.it/en/magazine/maestra-elisabetta-sirani-virtuosa-del-pennello
https://nmwa.org/blog/artist-spotlight-elisabetta-sirani/
https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2018/06/23/elisabetta-sirani-gem-of-italy/

Born January 7~ Marie Louisa Kirschner

Marie Louisa Kirschner (Kirschnerová) was a Czech-German painter, designer, and glass artist. Born January 7, 1952, in Prague to wealthy Jewish-German parents, she was the oldest of three sisters. The middle sister, Aloisia, went on to become a well-known author of romance novels under the pseudonym Ossip Schubin. The parents encouraged Aloisia, known as “Lola”, and Marie to pursue their artistic talents. Both received excellent educations and traveled extensively throughout Europe. Marie studied painting in Vienna, then Munich (where she participated in her first exhibitions), and then Paris.

Beginning in 1887 she moved to Berlin to live with Lola, where they hosted a popular salon for artists, writers, and musicians. Marie spent her summers in Prague. She painted primarily landscapes but did do some flower paintings and still lifes. In Berlin, Marie eventually began to concentrate more on interior design and decorative arts. Around the turn of the century, she had begun working with the Czechoslovakian art glass company Lötz Witwe, first as a painter but eventually as a designer, and this relationship lasted until 1913. Despite not being from Great Britain, Marie appeared in the 1876 book “English Female Artists” by Ellen Creathorne Clayton. She was a member of The American Women’s Club in Prague, the name of which was meant to indicate “modern”.

Marie returned permanently to Bohemia either at the beginning or the end of the First World War, depending on what source one consults. Marie died June 30, 1931 in Bohemia and was buried in the family cemetery in Prague. Aloisia died three years later and is also buried there. Neither sister had ever married. Marie Kirschner had won a number of awards at exhibitions in cities around the world. Sadly, despite the popularity they both enjoyed while alive, the sisters have faded into obscurity.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Louisa_Kirschner
https://www.loetz.com/designers/marie-kirschner
http://www.artnet.com/artists/marie-luise-kirschner/

Born January 6~ Ruth Gikow

Ruth Gikow (January 6, 1915 Ukraine-1982 New York City) was an American visual artist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Gikow

Interior by Ruth Gikow / N.D. / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

Ruth Gikow on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ruth-gikow/

Further reading:
https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/ruth-gikow
https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/gikow-ruth
https://www.nytimes.com/1982/04/03/obituaries/ruth-gikow-artist-67-dies-caught-the-moods-of-people.html