Dorothy Josephine Block
(1904 - 1984)
Dorothy Josephine Block was active/lived in New York. Dorothy Block is known for genre painting, lithography, teaching.
Biography Dorothy Josephine Block
Dorothy Block (1904–November 5, 1984) was an American painter who was educated by her uncle, Louis Keila, the Mary Baldwin College, and the Art Students League of New York. She taught at the Art Students League and participated in the Federal Art Project, including writing a memoir about her experience as an artist in the early 20th century. Her sister, Lilian Block MacKendrick, was also an artist.
She was born in Brooklyn, New York to Joseph and Rebecca Block, who had both immigrated to the United States in 1888 and 1889, respectively, from Russia and together they ran an import business. They had three daughters, Ethel, Dorothy, and Lilian.
Joseph Block had a financial interest and was vice president and general manager of t
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