Augusta Payne Briggs Rathbone
(1897 - 1990)
Augusta Payne Briggs Rathbone was active/lived in California, New York. Augusta Rathbone is known for landscape, villages, etcher, illustrator.
Biography Augusta Payne Briggs Rathbone
The following, submitted September 2004, is from Rob Rathbun, Family Historian
of Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Augusta Rathbone was born November 13, 1897 in San Francisco, California and died in Palo Alto March 19, 1990. She was the daughter of Harry Bowen Rathbone and his wife, Julia Payne Briggs. Augusta is descended from the Rathbun Rathbone Rathburn Family of Block Island, Rhode Island.
Augusta was a maverick printmaker who worked during the Golden Age of Printmaking. She was educated at the University of California at Berkeley in the fine arts. In the late 1920's and early 1930's she finished her Marin and San Francisco Series and the Lake Tahoe-Sierra Nevada Series.
In the mid 1930's she visited in France and st
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