Emma Warton Kaan
(1860 - 1949)
Emma Warton Kaan was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York. Emma Kaan is known for landscape, portrait and figure painting, teaching, printmaking.
With permission & courtesy from David F. Martin & Michael L. James' article in Western New York Heritage Magazine, “Intimate Spirits: Remembering the Art and Lives of Annie Crawford & Emma Kaan”, Fall issue, Pgs. 20-29, 2007. Private Collection
Biography Emma Warton Kaan
Charlotte “Emma” Warton Kaan (American, 1860-1949) was a noted artist, painter, illustrator, printmaker, wood engraver, stained glass window designer, teacher and lecturer. She is best known for her Barbizon style and artwork during the Arts & Crafts movement in the early part of the 20th century. Emma’s work included landscape painting, portraits, figurative works, hand colored carbon and platinum photographic prints, letterpress halftones and woodcut prints, as well as cover, bookplate and interior illustrations.
Emma was born in Boston, MA on April 2, 1860 to Hungarian and Austrian immigrants George W. Kaan (1812-1895) and Maria (née Warton) Kaan (1824-1910), and was the fourth of five children; three older siblin