(1893 - 1976)
Georgina Klitgaard was active/lived in New York. Georgina Klitgaard is known for rural landscape, aviation and genre painting, mural.
Biography Georgina Klitgaard
Georgina Klitgaard, born in Spuyten Duyvil, New York in 1893, was a very successful painter, muralist and etcher who was friendly with artists Julian Bloch, George Biddle and Eugene Speicher. She studied at the National Academy of Design and Barnard College in New York City.
Klitgaard's work has a subtle folk art primitivism combining with expressiveness full of personal symbolism. In her tiny snowy landscape "Bearsville School, New York," only 8 by 10 inches, children play underneath a scraggly tree with the white schoolhouse seemingly startled behind it. The sky is very mystical, which could lead the viewer to believe they are not dealing with your average realist.
Klitgaard won awards from Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; P
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