Gertrude Mary Young
(1862 - 1930)
Gertrude Mary Young was active/lived in New York, Arizona. Gertrude Young is known for western landscape, frontier and Indian scene painting.
Biography Gertrude Mary Young
Gertrude M. Young was born October 4, 1862, in London, England, receiving her art education there and in Europe. After emigrating to America in 1887, she would later study at the Art Students League, in New York City, in 1897-1898. After initial years in New York City, she moved to Nebraska, where part of her family had homesteaded land in Valley County. From 1890-1894, she taught at Brownell Hall, an Omaha school for girls. Having returned to New York and study at the League, Young became a governess for the children of Theodore Roosevelt when he was governor of New York. Around 1906-1909, she also taught in Washington, DC, and at Brearly School, New York. In 1919 she was assistant curator of fine arts at the Brooklyn Museum, in New York.
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