Carrie Monroe Gilbert
(1871 - 1956)
Carrie Monroe Gilbert was active/lived in Oregon. Carrie Gilbert is known for Indian chief portrait painting.
Biography Carrie Monroe Gilbert
"Mrs. Gilbert's love of the American Indian caused her to faithfully set down in color portraits that which is intended to preserve the identity, nature and individuality of the American Indian. Not only are her paintings fine portraits, but they are remarkably interesting because of their historical, as well as romantic connections with the history and development of the Northwest, the Columbia and Willamette Valleys" (Jerome D. Adamson, Jr., Art Collector, Downey, California, 1971.)
Carrie M. Gilbert and her writer husband, J.C. Gilbert spent much of their lives studying the culture of the native Indians of the Pacific Northwest. Most of her artwork is dated between 1900 and 1915, and she painted in oil (on canvas and rawhide), wa
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