(1904 - 1997)
Frances S. Badger was active/lived in Illinois. Frances Badger is known for landscape, Indian, mural, graphic.
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Biography Frances Badger
A long-time resident of Chicago, Frances Badger was a painter whose work included landscapes of northern California and Navajo and Chippewa, Indians as well as many paintings of scenes of her native Chicago.
She was born in Kenilworth into a prominent early family whose ancestral home, beginning in the 1860s, was a large mansion on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Madison Avenue. The money derived from banking. From photos she had seen of the place, she did a painting of the mansion with a cow penned in from Lake Michigan by a fence.
Badger began painting as a child, and was encouraged by her mother, Sarah Frances Cowles Badger of San Francisco, and her father, Alpheus Shreve Badger of Chicago. He was in the retail lumber b
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