Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Helen Kiner McCarthy  (1884 - 1927)

About: Helen Kiner McCarthy
 

Summary

Examples of her work

 
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums  
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007

 
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*

 
 
Buy and Sell: Helen Kiner McCarthy
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
 

Wanted ads

Auctions upcoming for her*  
 

Dealers

Auction sales graphs*

 
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*

 
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: Pennsylvania/New York/Ohio      Known for: landscape, harborviews and portrait painting

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Helen Kiner McCarthy:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Helen McCarthy)

yes

Biographical information (Helen McCarthy)

yes

Book references (Helen McCarthy)

13

Magazine references (Helen McCarthy)

2

Artwork Wanted (Helen McCarthy)

1

Dealers (Helen McCarthy)

2

Auction records - upcoming / past (Helen McCarthy)

7

Auction high record price (Helen McCarthy)

9/12/2008

Signature Examples* (Helen McCarthy)

1

Analysis of auction sales (Helen McCarthy)

yes

Discussion board entries (Helen McCarthy)

0

Image examples of works (Helen McCarthy)

6

Magazine ads pre-1998 (Helen McCarthy)

1

Please send me Alert Updates for Helen Kiner McCarthy (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 4
Helen Kiner McCarthy
from Auction House Records.
Landscape
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
Biography from Dixon-Hall Fine Art:
Born in Poland, Ohio, Helen Kiner McCarthy studied at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women* (1904-09).  Her teachers were Elliott Daingerfield and Henry B. Snell.  Following her studies, she lived in Philadelphia where she shared a studio first with Mary-Russell Ferrell Colton (1909-12) and then with Lucille Howard. She taught off and on at her alma mater and became a founding member of the Philadelphia Ten* Women Painters in 1917.

In 1920, McCarthy moved to New York City and established a studio at East 40th St. in Greenwich Village. She began signing her paintings with her mother’s surname as her middle name from then on, i.e. Helen K. (Kiner) McCarthy. She summered in Boothbay Harbor, Maine with Cora Brooks where she built a studio next to Edward Redfield. She exhibited extensively at the National Academy of Design*, Buffalo Society of Artists, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts*, Plastic Club*, National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors*, and the Philadelphia Ten. McCarthy died suddenly at the age of 43 after a brief illness in 1927.

Deeply touched by her death, her fellow Ten members included McCarthy in two posthumous exhibitions, one in April of 1928 and the other in February of 1929. “An entire wall was devoted to a show within a show, a memorial display of canvases by the late Helen K. McCarthy which revealed her as an artist of versatility, able to turn her brush to still life, landscape, or portraiture, and to catch either the gay lilt of sunshine or the somber mood of storm and mist.” (Public Ledger, Philadelphia, January 29, 1928).

* For references for these terms and others, see AskART Glossary http://www.askart.com/AskART/lists/Art_Definition.aspx

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists