(1868 - 1964)
Catharine Carter Critcher was active/lived in District Of Columbia, New Mexico, West Virginia. Catharine Critcher is known for Indian figure, portrait and genre painting, teaching.
Biography Catharine Critcher
Born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, Catharine Critcher became the
first and only woman member of the Taos Society of Artists in Taos, New
Mexico, elected in 1924. She was known for her formal portrait
paintings of distinguished easterners and also for portraits of New
Mexico and Arizona Indians. In addition, she did landscape
paintings, florals and figures, and locations in addition to the
Southwest included Mexico, Canada, France, and Massachusetts.
Critcher was raised on her family estate in Audley in Westmoreland
County, and was the daughter of John Critcher, a judge and U.S.
Congressman, and Elizabeth Whiting Critcher.
She studied at Cooper Union School of Design in New York City in 1890,
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