Frances Raiff Wood
(1899 - 1984)
Frances Raiff Wood was active/lived in New York / France. Frances Wood is known for figure, portrait, mothers and children, religious painting.
Biography Frances Raiff Wood
The following is submitted by Vicki Washuk:
Born in Brooklyn, Frances Wood studied in New York at the Pratt Institute in New York from 1919-1920 and the Art Students League from 1922-1926. Her instructors at the League were Boardman Robinson, Thomas Benton, Max Weber, Kimon Nicolaides.
She painted mothers and children, sometimes in an abstract style. She was a colorist, and she also did Biblical subjects. She used many different mediums such as oil, watercolor, casein, crayon, pastel and glass.
She exhibited in many group shows including The Brooklyn Museum, Riverside Museum, Montclair Museum, Santa Fe Museum, The Whitney Museum, The Boston Museum, and The Jersey City Museum.
Wood had two one-ma
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