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Bertha Bates

 (1875 - 1968)
Bertha Corson Day Bates was active/lived in Delaware, Pennsylvania.  Bertha Bates is known for figure, genre, and landscape painting, illustration.

Biography   Bertha Bates

Bertha Corson Day Bates   (1875-1968)

Bertha Corson Day was born in Philadelphia and grew up in Germantown.  Her cousin was married to the popular artist Thomas Hovenden, and Bertha Day posed for his painting Bringing Home the Bride.  She enrolled in the Drexel Institute art department in 1892; her teachers included sculptor Charles Grafly and watercolorist Lydia Austin.  She became a friend of Lydia Austin and her husband Maxfield Parrish.

Bertha Day studied in Howard Pyle's illustration class that began at Drexel in the fall of 1894.  After completing the four-year course at Drexel in 1896, she decided to continue as an advanced student in Pyle's illustration class from 1   ...  Displaying 750 of 3145 characters.

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