Angel De Cora
(1871 - 1919)
Angel De Cora was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Nebraska / Canada. Angel De Cora is known for illustration, portrait and landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Angel De Cora
The following excerpts are from an article reprinted on August 4, 2003 in Resource Library Magazine with permission of the Nebraska State Historical Society. The article was previously published in Nebraska History Volume 57, No. 2 (Summer 1976), pp. 143-199.
Angel DeCora: American Artist and Educator
by Sarah McAnulty
Shortly before Angel DeCora was hired to teach at Carlisle, several articles concerning Indian arts and crafts appeared in widely read magazines. Agnes Laut wrote "The Indian's Idea of Fine Arts" for a 1905 issue of Outing in which an analogy was drawn between the myths of white men and those of the Indian as expressed in art. She emphasized the basic humanity of both racial groups and asked for understanding
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