Born December 25~ Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois (December 25, 1911-May 31, 2010) was a French-American artist. She created sculpture, installation art, drawings, and prints, but is probably best known for her spider-like Maman sculptures.
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Pinus Sylvestris by Louise Bourgeois / 1943 / Image: 5-1/2″x4″
Artist’s personal holiday card printed at commercial shop / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

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Born December 10~ Elizabeth Olds

Elizabeth Olds (December 10, 1896-March 4, 1991) was an American artist known for her work in developing silkscreen as a fine arts medium. She was also a painter, illustrator, and author of children’s books.
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Me and Her by Elizabeth Olds
c.1940-1970 / Screenprint on paper / 17″x13″ / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

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Born November 19~ Lili Réthi

Lili Réthi (November 19, 1894-1969) was an Austrian-born American artist and illustrator. Her best-known work is probably her documentation of the construction of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York.
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Construction of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge by Lili Réthi
1964 / Etching on paper, edition of 250 / Image: 12-1/2”x9″ / Private collection

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“A Little Spinster Deftly Tucks Great Bridge Into Sketchbook”:

Born November 16~ Alice Trumbull Mason

Alice Trumbull Mason (November 16, 1904-June 28, 1971) was a pioneering abstract painter and printmaker, and a founding member of the American Abstract Artists organization.
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Meanderthal Roturns by Alice Trumbull Mason
1947 / Etching and aquatint / Image: 15-5/8″x9-5/8″ / MoMA, NYC

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Born November 14~ Elisabeth Frink

Dame Elisabeth Jean Frink CH DBE RA (November 14, 1930-April 18, 1993) was an English sculptor and printmaker whose range of subject matter included humans, birds, animals, and religious figures.
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Water Buffalo by Elisabeth Frink
1984 / Lithograph / 16″x23″ / Private collections

Horse in the Rain IV by Elisabeth Frink
c.1984 / Bronze / 17″ long / Private collection

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Born November 13~ Norbertine Bresslern-Roth

Norbertine von Bresslern-Roth (November 13, 1891-November 30, 1978) was an Austrian artist known for her dynamic paintings and prints of animals.
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Wolves in a Winter Landscape by Norbertine Bresslern-Roth
Early 20th century / Color Linocut / 8-3/4″x8-1/8″ / Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

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Born November 10~ Lou Albert-Lasard

Lou Albert-Lasard (November 10, 1885-July 21, 1969) was a Franco-German Expressionist artist. During her lifetime she created drawings, etchings, watercolors, and oil paintings.
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Backyard in Paris by Lou Albert-Lasard
ND / Oil on canvas / 25-5/8″x21-1/4″ / Private collection

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“The Hidden Museum”, Germany, Google translation:
Wiener Zeitung, Republic of Austria, Google translation:

Born November 1~ Margaret Taylor-Burroughs

Margaret Taylor-Burroughs (November 1, 1915-November 21, 2010) was an American visual artist, writer, poet, educator, and arts organizer. She co-founded what is now the DuSable Museum of African American History.
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Family by Margaret Taylor-Burroughs
1963 / Linocut on Japanese paper / 19″x15″ / Art Institute of Chicago, IL

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Born October 31~ Marie Laurencin

Marie Laurencin (October 31, 1883-June 8, 1956) was a French painter, printmaker, illustrator, and stage designer. Although influenced by cubism and fauvism, she developed her own delicate approach.
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Perfect Little Girls by Marie Laurencin
1913 / Oil on panel / 21″x16-1/2″ / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

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Born October 25~ Vija Celmins

Vija Celmins (born October 25, 1938) is a Latvian American artist, sculptor, and printmaker best known for her photo-based drawings and paintings.
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Letter by Vija Celmins / 1968
Collage and graphite on acrylic ground on paper / 13-1/4″x18-1/8″ / Matthew Marks Gallery, NY & LA

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