July 9, 1887~ Mexican painter Saturnino Herrán is born

Young Woman with Pumpkin by Saturnino Herrán

1917 / Colored pencils on paper / 22 2/5”x15 1/3”
Andrés Blaisten Collection, University Cultural Center Tlatelolco, Mexico

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Saturnino Herran on artnet.com~ http://www.artnet.com/artists/saturnino-herran/

Previous July 9 posts:

Summer~ July 9

David Hockney: Born July 9, 1937

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/9~

February 21, 1173~ Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, canonized

Scene from The Life of Thomas Becket / Unknown artist /
Originally in Trinity Chapel, Canterbury Cathedral

c.1190-1205 / Stained glass with silver stain, vitreous paint /
28 1/8” diameter / Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Previous February 21 posts:

February 21~ African-American visual artists

Rea Irvin & The New Yorker

Artist Birthday Quiz for 2/21~

March 19~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Evelyn Beatrice Longman Batchelder (1874-1954)
First woman sculptor to be elected a full member of the National Academy of Design
http://cwhf.org/inductees/arts-humanities/evelyn-longman-batchelder

Industry (aka The Craftsman) / 1931 / Bronze / A.I. Prince Technical HS, Hartford, CT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Violet Oakley (1874-1961)
First American woman to receive a public mural commission
https://hyperallergic.com/405626/a-grand-vision-violet-oakley-and-the-american-renaissance-woodmere-museum-2017/

Mrs. Charles Stewart Wurts IV / 1946 / Charcoal, sanguine, & white chalk on gray paper / 24 3/8”x18 3/8″

March 16~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Sarah Purser (1848-1943)
Irish painter, stained glass artist, patron, collector, and administrator
http://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100355481

Le Petit Déjeuner / 1881 / Oil on canvas / 14”x10.5”

 

Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934)
American portrait photographer; one of the founders of the Photo-Secession group
http://iphf.org/inductees/gertrude-kasebier/

The Sketch / 1903 / Platinum print / 6”x8 1/8”

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/5~

What 20th century American painter’s work was a bridge between the highly personal, expressive gestures of Abstract Expressionism and the simplified, spare geometric forms of Minimalism?

What 20th century French artist initially gained international recognition for his paintings, but was also fluent in a variety of media including lithography, tapestries, and stained glass?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/12/05/december-5/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/4~

This artist blazed a spectacular but short-lived trail through Flanders during the second quarter of the 16th Century as a painter, draftsman, sculptor, architect, designer, writer, publisher, traveler and entrepreneur.

This painter was one of the artists dubbed the Irascible 18 after she and 17 prominent Abstract Expressionists signed an open letter to the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, accusing the museum of hostility to “advanced art”.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/08/04/august-4/