Anna Waser (October 16, 1678-September 20, 1714) was a Swiss miniature painter, draftsman, etcher, and calligrapher. She received her first drawing and painting lessons at the age of 12. Almost all of Waser’s work has been lost.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Waser
Portrait of Mr. Sulzer from Winterthur by Anna Waser
ND / 4-1/3″x3-1/10″ / Watercolor on parchment / Private collection
Anna Waser on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/anna-waser/
https://www.sikart.ch/KuenstlerInnen.aspx?id=4022965 (in German)
“Anna Waser Swiss painter”, Google translation: https://bit.ly/3AKIvcn
“The tragic life of the first Swiss painter”, Google translation: https://bit.ly/3DIPKDy
Beth Van Hoesen (June 27, 1926-November 26, 2010) was an American artist best known for her prints and drawings of animals and botanical subjects. In 1953, she married fellow artist Mark Adams.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beth_Van_Hoesen
Mark in Front of Self-Portrait by Beth Van Hoesen
1966 / Graphite on cream wove paper / 14″x12-3/4″ / Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Beth Van Hoesen on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/beth-van-hoesen/
Jean Follett (June 5, 1917-July 6, 1990) was an American sculptor and assemblage artist. She was a member of the New York abstract art movement of the 1940s and 1950s.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Follett
Many-Headed Creature by Jean Follett
1958 / Light switch and socket, cooling coils, window screen, nails, faucet knobs, mirror, twine, cinders, castor, springs, wood, wire chain, and rope on wood panel / 24″x24″x4-3/4″ / MoMA, NYC