Autoportrait Day 238~ Dorr Bothwell

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

American artist, designer, and educator Dorr Bothwell (1902-2000)

Self-Portrait with Tattoos, Samoa, 1928 / Watercolor and ink on paper / Private collection

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More Dorr Bothwell self-portraits at the The Archive of the Mendocino Heritage Artists:
https://www.williamzacha.com/artists/dorr-bothwell/db-art/db-self-portraits/

Autoportrait Day 225~ Hildreth Meière

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

American muralist and mosaicist Hildreth Meière (1892-1961)

Self-Portrait, 1943 / Oil on Masonite / National Academy of Design, NYC

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See also: https://schristywolfe.com/2021/09/03/born-september-3-hildreth-meiere/

Born October 9~ Victoria Hutson Huntley

Victoria Ebbels Hutson Huntley (October 9, 1900-1971) was a painter, printmaker, muralist, and educator who worked in New York City, Florida, and New Jersey.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Hutson_Huntley

The Flame Bird, Roseate Spoonbill by Victoria Hutson Huntley
1952 / Lithograph on paper / 15-3/4″x11-3/8″ / Private collection

Victoria Hutson Huntley on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/victoria-ebbels-hutson-huntley/

Further reading:
https://kiechelart.com/artist/victoria-ebbels-hutson-huntley/
http://archive.wppl.org/wphistory/VictoriaHutsonHuntley.html
https://artistsofoldflorida.com/artist/victoria-hudson-huntley-orlando-winter-park/

Born September 9~ Aurora Reyes

Aurora Reyes Flores (September 9, 1908-April 26, 1985) was a Mexican painter, writer, and educator considered to be the first female muralist in Mexico.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora_Reyes_Flores

El Primer Encuentro (The First Meeting) by Aurora Reyes
1978 / Mural in tempera / Casa Municipal, Coyoacan, Mexico City, Mexico

The Great Women of Muralism in Mexico: https://www.mexicanist.com/l/the-great-women-of-muralism-in-mexico/

Further reading:
https://latinamericanpost.com/22860-aurora-reyes-a-rebel-artist-who-fought-for-equality-in-mexico
https://pioneeringwomen.org/?p=491
https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=es&u=http://conchamayordomo.com/2019/08/31/aurora-reyes-flores/&prev=search&pto=aue

Born September 3~ Hildreth Meière

Hildreth Meière (September 3, 1892-May 2, 1961) was one of the most renowned American muralists of the first half of the 20th century.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hildreth_Meiere

St. Martin of Tours and a Beggar by Hildreth Meière
c.1940 / Central panel of painted portable triptych / Whereabouts unknown

Hildreth Meière Commissions on IHMA: https://www.hildrethmeiere.org/commissions

Further reading:
https://www.classicist.org/articles/walls-speak-the-narrative-art-of-hildreth-meiere/
https://www.nbm.org/walls-speak-narrative-art-hildreth-meiere/
Behind paywalls:
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/02/arts/design/hildreth-meiere-the-forgotten-art-deco-artist.html
https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/05/art-decos-nearly-forgotten-quietly-feminist-master/361495/

Born August 28~ Lucile Lloyd

Lucile Lloyd (August 28, 1894-February 25, 1941) was an American muralist, illustrator, and decorative painter.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucile_Lloyd

Central Figure of Altarpiece by Lucile Lloyd
1934 / Mural / St. Mary of the Angels Church, Los Angeles, CA

Lucile Lloyd on UC Libraries’ Calisphere: https://calisphere.org/collections/27277/?q=&rows=48

Further reading:
http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/exhibits/show/lloyd-exhib-sum/lloyd-lucile
https://livingnewdeal.org/projects/capitol-building-murals-californias-name-sacramento-ca/
https://sanmarinotribune.com/preserving-the-stoneman-mural-one-person-can-make-a-difference/

Born June 14~ Agnes Tait

Agnes Tait (June 14, 1894-August 23, 1981) was an American painter, pen-and-ink artist, lithographer, book illustrator, and muralist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_Tait

above: The Aristocrat by Agnes Tait / 1936 / Lithograph / Image: 13-1/2″x9-15/16″
Various collections, including Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX
below: Felicity by Agnes Tait / 1937 / Lithograph / Image: 13-1/4″x10-9/16″
Various collections, including Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX

Agnes Tait on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/agnes-gabrielle-tait/

Further reading:
https://americanart.si.edu/artist/agnes-tait-4732
http://womenoutwest.blogspot.com/2013/08/agnes-gabrielle-tait-model-writer.html
https://livingnewdeal.org/projects/bellevue-hospital-tait-mural-new-york-ny/

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