20 Signed Photos of American Women in the Arts

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FEMALE WRITERS, ARTISTS & COMPOSERS. A lot of 20 signed photographs of American women in the arts done by Pach Bros. photographic studio. The lot includes portraits signed by:

American poet laureate LEONIE ADAMS (1899-1988);

The first female poet laureate LOUISE BOGAN (1897-1970);

American biographer and children’s author MARCHETTE CHUTE (1909-1994);

American author of such works as The Oysters of Locmariaquer, ELEANOR CLARK (1913-1996) (2 SPs);

American composer MIRIAM GIDEON (1906-1996) (2 SPs);

American sculptor and salon hostess MALVINA HOFFMAN (1885-1966);

Prolific American novelist JOYCE CAROL OATES (b. 1938) (signature almost gone from fading);

American abstract expressionist painter HELEN FRANKENTHALER (1928-2011);

French-born writer and literary critic FRANCINE DU PLESSIX GRAY (1930-2019);

American portraitists ALICE NEEL (1900-1984) (2 SPs);

Pulitzer Prize-winning American author JEAN STAFFORD (1915-1979);

Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet and children’s book author PHYLLIS MCGINLEY (1905-1978);

American poet and feminist activist MURIEL RUKEYSER (1913-1980) (2 SPs);

American painter JANE WILSON (1924-2015);

American poet and playwright MAY SWENSON (1913-1989) (2 SPs).

Pach Brothers, founded in 1867, was, until its close in 1993, the nation’s oldest photography studio. They took the official portraits for the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Photos are signed on the photographer’s mount, which is 11 x 15.5 inches.

20 Signed Photos of American Women in the Arts

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