Born September 22~ Alma Thomas

Alma Woodsey Thomas (September 22, 1891-February 24, 1978) was an African-American artist and educator who is best known for her colorful, abstract compositions.
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Breeze Rustling Through Fall Flowers by Alma Thomas
1968 / Acrylic on canvas / 57-7/8″x50″ / The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

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Born September 21~ Susan Macdowell Eakins

Susan Hannah Macdowell Eakins (September 21, 1851-December 27, 1938) was an American painter and photographer. Susan married Thomas Eakins in 1884; she continued to paint but devoted much of her time to facilitating his career.
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Portrait of Thomas Eakins by Susan Macdowell Eakins
c.1920-1925 / Oil on canvas / 50″x40″ / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

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Born September 16~ Cordelia Urueta

Cordelia Urueta Sierra (September 16, 1908-November 3, 1995) was a Mexican artist best known for her use of color and abstraction while still retaining frequent reference to the human form.
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La Voz (The Voice) by Cordelia Urueta
1958 / Oil on canvas / 59″x43-3/4″ / Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, MX

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Born September 14~ Okuhara Seiko

Okuhara Seiko (September 14, 1837-1913) was a celebrated artist. She also founded a private school and was one of a few female instructors of Chinese poetry, calligraphy, and literati* painting during the early modern period in Japan.
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Bird Perched upon a Branch, from which a Red Morning-Glory Hangs by Okuhara Seiko
c.1900-1912 / Color woodcut / 9-1/2″x10″ / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

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Born September 13~ Anna Lea Merritt

Anna Massey Lea Merritt (September 13, 1844-April 7, 1930) was an American painter and printmaker active in Great Britain.
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Portrait of Sir William Boxall, R.A. by Anna Lea Merritt
c.1870s / Oil on canvas / 49″x36″ / Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

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Born September 10~ Katherine S. Dreier

Katherine Sophie Dreier (September 10, 1877-March 29, 1952) was an American artist, lecturer, patron of the arts, and social reformer. Dreier was also an active suffragette.
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Self-Portrait by Katherine S. Dreier
1911 / Oil on canvas / 20-1/16″x16″ / Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

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

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Born September 6~ Marie-Gabrielle Capet

Marie-Gabrielle Capet (September 6, 1761-November 1, 1818) was a French Neoclassical painter and a pupil of Adelaide Labille-Guiard.
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Portrait of Baroness Dannery Holding her Son Jean Germain Samuel in Her Arms by Marie-Gabrielle Capet
ND / Gouache on ivory / 5-1/3″x3-3/4″ / Private collection

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

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Born August 31~ Margarett Sargent

Margarett Williams Sargent (August 31, 1892-1978) was a painter in the Ashcan School; she exhibited as Margarett Sargent and as Margarett W. McKean.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Woman in Striped Chair by Margarett Sargent
1932 / Oil on canvas / 28-3/8″x22-2/8″ / Collisart LLC, NY, NY

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