Born December 3~ Marjorie Organ

Marjorie Organ Henri (December 3, 1886-July 1930) was an Irish-born American illustrator, cartoonist, and caricaturist. She had 6 pieces in the landmark 1913 Armory Show.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Robert Henri in Bed by Marjorie Organ
ND / Mixed media on paper / 10″x8-1/2″ / Private collection

Marjorie Organ on Artnet:

Further reading:

“The Sunday Funnies at the Armory Show”:

Born May 2~ Peggy Bacon

Margaret Frances “Peggy” Bacon (May 2, 1895-January 4, 1987) was an American printmaker, painter, illustrator, and caricaturist.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Lady Artist by Peggy Bacon
1925 / Drypoint on white wove paper / Plate: 6″x4″ / Various collections including Brooklyn Museum, NYC

Peggy Bacon on Artnet:

Further reading:

GoodReads: Books by Peggy Bacon~

November 13~ Artists at their Easels

Frédéric Bazille Painting at his Easel  by  Pierre-Auguste Renoir

1867 / Oil on canvas / 41 1/3”x29” / Musée Fabre, Montpellier, France (on deposit* from the Musée d’Orsay)

* on deposit: the named party has been given temporary custody without permission to sell or exhibit the object.

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The Painter at His Easel  by  Honoré Daumier

c.1870 / Oil on wood panel / 13 3/8”x10 3/8” / The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/27~

What 19th century German-born American artist, still famous today as a caricaturist and editorial cartoonist, also illustrated more than 110 books over the course of his career?

What photographer, known for his depictions of the countryside and rural life, was a founding fellow of the Photo-Secession group who promoted photography as a fine art?

Answers here~

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/18~

Which painter’s portrait of Louis XIV in his coronation costume set the image of what a state portrait should be: column and background landscape, glistening drapes, solemn pose, intense colors?

Which artist conveyed Futurism’s fascination for the energy of modern life with  his own personal style, approaching pure abstraction and rendering motion by showing simultaneous aspects of a moving object?

Answers here~